Awake fibreoptic intubation

FA method:

spray nostril (vasoconstrict)
instillagel
(serial dilatation) using NPA and mark end of nose
instill 1% lignocaigne using pink cannula & O2 (home made venturi)
insert nasal ETT to level of supra-glottis (using mark)
insert scope
instill more lignocaine to on cords
intubate
 
 

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