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Open Access Special Issue

Factors for advancing emergency airway management practice

  • Hui-Chun Ku1
  • Shih-Yi Lee2,3,*

1Department of Life Science, Fu Jen Catholic University, 242062 Taipei, Taiwan

2Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, MacKay Memorial Hospital, 10499 Taipei, Taiwan

3MacKay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing, and Management,11260 Taipei, Taiwan

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2022.032

Submitted: 11 January 2022 Accepted: 24 February 2022

Online publish date: 19 April 2022

*Corresponding Author(s): Shih-Yi Lee E-mail:


Compiling factors from scientific evidence of airway management in the emergency setting is a strategy for improving patient outcomes. Review and original articles in this special issue highlight the essential elements that deserve special attention in clinical practice, including airway assessments before artificial airway establishment, rapid sequence induction, continuous monitoring of vital signs after airway intubation, and management of artificial airway-associated discomfort.


Capnography; Difficult airway; Difficult mask ventilation; Difficult intubation; Emergency airway management; Rapid sequence intubation; Tube-related sore throat

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Hui-Chun Ku,Shih-Yi Lee. Factors for advancing emergency airway management practice. Signa Vitae. 2022.doi:10.22514/sv.2022.032.


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