Difference between revisions of "Template:Difficult BVM"

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*'''S'''tiffness (resistance to ventilation)
 
*'''S'''tiffness (resistance to ventilation)
  
*Remove dentures to intubate; keep them in to bag/mask ventilate
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*For a beard can smear lube to help create better seal
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*Seal
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**Remove dentures to intubate; keep them in to bag/mask ventilate
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**For a beard can smear lube to help create better seal
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*Obesity/Stiffness
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**Readjust head-tilt-chin-lift or jaw thrust
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**Utilize OPA/NPA

Revision as of 22:13, 4 September 2015

Difficult BVM (MOANS)

  • Mask seal
  • Obesity
  • Aged
  • No teeth
  • Stiffness (resistance to ventilation)


  • Seal
    • Remove dentures to intubate; keep them in to bag/mask ventilate
    • For a beard can smear lube to help create better seal
  • Obesity/Stiffness
    • Readjust head-tilt-chin-lift or jaw thrust
    • Utilize OPA/NPA