Awake nasotracheal fiber-optic intubation in a patient with severe gunshot injury to the face: Case Report

 

Kabugi J.G., MBChB,MMed,Fell (Cardiac Anesthesia), Okelo S. MBChB,MMed. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya. Request for reprints to Dr J.G. Kabugi .P.O. Box 5978 -30100, Eldoret, Kenya. E-mail: jkabugi@gmail.com

 

Summary

Facial trauma significantly increases the difficulty in airway management in the emergency department or during the provision of anesthesia for surgery. We present airway management in a patient with severe facial trauma that necessitated awake nasotracheal fiber-optic intubation for safe induction of anesthesia.

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