Difficult Intubation on a Shoulder Surgery Table – Crash course with Dr. Hadzic

Have you noticed that many STAT calls for help with intubation come from the shoulder surgery room? In this video, DR HADZIC takes us through the airway dangers of the shoulder table, and how the malpositioning of the patient for shoulder surgery can lead to unexpectedly difficult intubation and ventilation.

In this video, Dr. Hadzic also teaches how to improve the patient position for airway management on the shoulder table, to avoid turning a routine airway into a difficult airway in patients having shoulder surgery.

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