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Based on the evidence, open cricothyrotomy is the best response to a failed airway. How often do you employ open cricothyrotomy when faced with a failed airway?

  • Never (36%, 165 Votes)
  • Rarely (33%, 151 Votes)
  • Every time (16%, 73 Votes)
  • Some of the time (8%, 38 Votes)
  • Most of the time (7%, 33 Votes)
  • Total Voters: 460

Start Date: March 13, 2014 @ 6:59 PM
End Date: No Expiry

Do you use direct laryngoscopy?

  • Yes, regularly (72%, 132 Votes)
  • Yes, but rarely (16%, 30 Votes)
  • No, I've switched to video laryngoscopy (12%, 21 Votes)
  • Total Voters: 183

Start Date: October 22, 2013 @ 1:44 PM
End Date: No Expiry

What do you think was the greatest development in emergency airway management over the last 25 years?

  • Video Laryngoscopy (34%, 38 Votes)
  • Capnography (33%, 37 Votes)
  • RSI (13%, 15 Votes)
  • LMA (13%, 15 Votes)
  • Extraglottic Airways (7%, 7 Votes)
  • Total Voters: 112

Start Date: August 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM
End Date: No Expiry

How often do you perform an awake intubation when you suspect a difficult airway?

  • Once in a while (34%, 28 Votes)
  • Never (29%, 24 Votes)
  • Most of the time (13%, 11 Votes)
  • Always (12%, 10 Votes)
  • About half of the time (12%, 9 Votes)
  • Total Voters: 82

Start Date: June 26, 2013 @ 4:39 PM
End Date: No Expiry