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The Young Airway

You're called to the rural scene of an accidental shooting. Your patient is a 12-year-old male. His airway is likely obstructed. How would you manage it?

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Direct Laryngoscopy Improves Choking Child’s Outcome

Two recent pediatric choking cases, one in Jersey City, N.J., and another in Oceanside, Calif., had 'completely opposite outcomes but a common genesis.' Find out from JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, why direct laryngoscopy helped improve the Jersey City outcome and how you can keep your airway skills sharp.

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