EMS Airway Clinic author and airway expert Graham E. Snyder, MD FACEP, offers us the following five steps to correctly using video laryngoscopy for successful intubations.
Step 1: Know your equipment.
Step 2: Assemble the equipment correctly.
Step 3: Don’t look in the mouth.
Step 4: Use the steel stylet that comes with the Glidecope.
Step 5: Don’t Get too close to the Cords.
Read “See Cords Around Corners” for more from Dr. Snyder.