Scale to evaluate the airway in pediatrics "EVAP"

Isabel Alemán Vargas
2022 Journal of Anesthesia & Critical Care Open Access  
The most feared catastrophe in Anesthetic practice is the management of the unanticipated Difficult Airway (VAD) in the Pediatric age where the Anesthesiologist does not have sufficient skills and abilities to face a clinical scenario of Emergency Surgery and due to the absence of a Training in the Sub-Specialty of Pediatrics and the Airway, hence the importance that during the training phase as resident physicians of the Specialty, training in the management of AV in pediatric patients and
more » ... ng professional life as an Anesthesiologist General is trained in basic and advanced courses on Pediatric Airway Management to develop technical skills and abilities in stressful and complex situations in the VA to provide efficient, effective and safe patient-centered medical care, due to these scenarios, this Pediatric Airway Clinical Scale is proposed based on Anatomical and Functional variables (EVAP), as well as the classification of Congenital Diseases and Clinical Entities that alter the Anatomy of the Upper Airway to identify an anticipated VAD, to be able to stratify the risk and plan an Efficient Medical Care of the Airway in Emergency and Elective Surgeries in the Pediatric age.
doi:10.15406/jaccoa.2022.14.00536 fatcat:x3u6orbjyfgf7psmqolvoheoki