If you are not using the bougie for your intubations then you are leaving first pass success on the table. Today, George Kovacs on how to use the bougie, aka the tracheal tube introducer. This is a remix of two lectures from Georges amazing AIME Airway Project. If you want to hear the full version, click on over to George's Youtube (Part 1 & Part 2).
George discusses when to use the bougie, how to use the bougie, and the part that I liked best, advanced bougie techniques.
More Bougie on EMCrit
* EMCrit Guest Post – Bougie Lessons from the Literature and Experience by George Kovacs
* EMCrit Guest Post – Drawing Circles for Bougie Hangup by Neil Dasgupta
* EMCrit Podcast 226 - Airway Update - Bougie and Positioning
Now on to the Vodcast...