Template:Difficult BVM

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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