WLAVA:COVID19 ED Airway

Last Updated: 5/24/20

COVID AIRWAY INTUBATIONS

AIRWAY SUPPLIES

  • Airway carts are located across charge nurse station. These have PAPR, PPE, and airway equipment including viral filters.
  • Code is 1212
  • In an airway emergency - grab cart, new Red Airway Box from Med room, Aerosol Box
  • Glidescope Go Blades:
    • We are running low on the S4 blades (larger blades).
    • Please consider using the S3 blades instead as it is unclear when we will receive a resupply of this.
    • Jonie has some in her office if needed to safeguard them from being stolen.
  • PAPR, belt, tube, and hood are REUSABLE only the plastic cover over breathing tube is disposable.
  • Clean PAPR hoods thoroughly with sani-wipes when doffing to decease pathogens.
  • PAPRs and the Paprs hoods will be cleaned by SPS so after you are done using it, place in a biohazard bag and leave it in the dirty Utility room of the actual Unit where you intubated.
    • Contact SPS M-F 41811, Weekends 310-987-8710 or 323-497-4585. They will pick up, clean and deliver back to ED.

BASIC TECHNIQUE TO TEMPORARILY SECURING AN ET TUBE

SECURING AN ET TUBE WHILE USING AN AIRWAY BOX

DEMONSTRATION OF USING A PONCHO WHILE INTUBATING

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