March moth’s articles comes as a pair: Two 2020-papers (epub ahead of print 2019) that have to be read in conjunction: Ahmad and co-workers review on multiple aspects and practical guidance for AWAKE INTUBATION – The cornerstone technique in managing the predicted difficult airway, plus our accompanying editorial that reminds us that if an awake intubation is indicated then we shouldn’t abandon it easily – but remember that a spontaneous-ventilating intubation may be a close second best.
Michael Seltz Kristensen
Ahmad I, El-Boghdadly K, Bhagrath R, et al. Difficult Airway Society guidelines for awake tracheal intubation (ATI) in adults [published online ahead of print, 2019.
Aziz MF, Kristensen MS. From variance to guidance for awake tracheal intubation [published online ahead of print, 2019.