• Oropharyngeal Airway

    Oropharyngeal Airway An Oropharyngeal Airway is used to open the airway when an upper airway obstruction is caused by the tongue and other anatomical structures. Placement of Oropharyngeal Airway The correct size oropharyngeal airway (OPA) is picked by measuring the corner of the mouth to the angle of the jaw….

  • Endotracheal Tube.

    Endotracheal Tube If a patient requires a secure airway to provide positive pressure ventilation then a device known as an Endotracheal tube is used. A highly trained health care provide would place the endotracheal tube in a procedure known as intubation. Parts of tube. Cuff: used to secure and protect…

  • Anesthesia Scavenger System

    Anesthesia Scavenger System What is it? The Anesthesia provider uses an Anesthesia Scavenger System during the administration gas anesthetics. To induce, or maintain general anesthesia, the anesthetists uses pharmacological gases.  The anesthesia provider delivers the gas  via Inhalation (through the lungs). The anesthetists then ventilates the patient to emerge (wake…