Video Laryngoscopy vs. Augmented Direct Laryngoscopy in the ED

Daniel M. Lindberg, MD   Video wins again.   Video laryngoscopy (VL) has been shown to make intubation easier and safer compared with traditional direct laryngoscopy (DL). These authors assessed intubation success for VL compared with several inexpensive and widely taught methods to augment DL (laryngeal manipulation, ramped positioning, bougie, and combinations of these).... Read more..