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Critical Care

The difficult laryngeal mask airway with Prof Peter Charters



In this video, airway management pioneer Professor Peter Charters begins his presentation at WAMM 2015 with a demonstration of the Aintree Intubation Catheter for a laryngeal mask airway exchange. Professor Charters then walks through multiple difficult laryngeal mask airway placement scenarios, giving diagnostic criteria for incorrect placement and solutions for better positioning.

Please note: LMA® is a registered trademark of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. LMA is used in this presentation as a term to denote “laryngeal mask airway.” None of the references to LMA that are contained within this material refer to the LMA® laryngeal masks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.

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Professor Peter Charters during a Cook Medical interview at WAMM 2015

Learn more about Professor Peter Charters.

Professor Peter Charters has worked in anaesthesiology and intensive care since 1982 and is a member of the Difficult Airway Society. He currently conducts anaesthesia courses at Aintree and Warrington hospitals in England and at the College of Anaesthetists in Ireland. He was awarded the Dudley Buxton Medal for “meritorious work in anaesthesia or in a science contributing to the progress of anaesthesia” by the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Professor Charters teamed up with Cook to develop the Aintree Intubation Catheter (1997).

For more information about the Aintree Intubation Catheter, visit the product’s Instructions for Use.

Professor Charters does not receive royalties from Cook Medical.

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