Emergency Medicine: Expert Consult by James G. Adams MD FACEP

By James G. Adams MD FACEP

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Also, the cricoid ring is the only completely solid ring that surrounds the airway, which can be used as another landmark and tool in airway management. In young children, the cricoid ring is the narrowest portion of the airway, and the cricothyroid membrane is too small to access. As the patient ages, the glottis becomes the tightest structure. The trachea leads to the mainstem bronchi. The right mainstem bronchus is oriented with a less acute angle in relation to the axis of the trachea than the left mainstem.

However, the EP must recognize the signs of potential difficulty with cricothyrotomy and, potentially, with immediate paralysis of the patient. The mnemonic SHORT, developed by Sakles for The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency, allows the EP to readily recall the following factors that may affect cricothyrotomy10: Prior neck surgery Expanding neck hematomas Obesity Prior radiation Tumors and abscesses that might distort anatomy CHAPTER 1 Critical Airway Anatomy A rational approach to airway analysis and management requires a review of pertinent airway anatomy.

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