Soar J. Resuscitation 2013; 84(9): 1163-4
An editorial on the controversy when deciding the timing of an airway, ventilation intervention, optimal technique and what different types of rescuer should do.
Soar J. Resuscitation 2007; 74(1): 197
This case report detailed use of a size four i-gel® during a cardiac arrest. The i-gel® was inserted in <10 seconds from opening the packet. The author was able to ventilate the patient’s lungs easily using a self-inflating bag-valve device connected to the i-gel®. The patient’s lungs were ventilated asynchronously during chest compressions with no leak. There was no evidence of aspiration. In addition, this case report confirmed the training of five non-anaesthetic trainee doctors to insert the i-gel® and ventilate an anaesthetised patient after minimal instruction. All these trainees rated i-gel® easier to insert than a laryngeal mask airway.
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