Laryngoscope Hook Poses Safety Issue

APSF Newsletter, June 2021

I would like to present a case of lower lip injury in a patient during intubation associated with the design of a Macintosh laryngoscope blade (BritePro Solo™, Flexicare Inc., Irvine, CA). The patient was a 75-year-old male who was scheduled for a urologic procedure. He was intubated smoothly with a 7.5 endotracheal tube (ETT) using…

Emergency Power and Elective Surgery

APSF Newsletter, February 2021

Dear RAPID Response: I read your safety guidelines often for answers, but I could not find one that addresses the question of what types of procedures should be done when…

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