publication . Bachelor thesis . 2008

Clearing the airway by an emergency care provider in the prehospital emergency care

NOVOTNÁ, Magdalena;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Country: Czech Republic
Clearing an obstructed airway to facilitate breathing is a critical element of airway management. It is the emergency care provider who administers first aid and he/she has to master the technique of opening the airway as well as the aspiration prevention. The right airway management may avert the life-threatening condition of an injured person. The thesis is focused on the possibilities of clearing the airway by the emergency care provider in the Central Bohemian region. Techniques of opening and clearing the airway both without or with aids, which are at the emergency care provider´s disposal in prehospital care, are mentioned. The research set was formed by e...
Medical Subject Headings: respiratory system
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