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The impact of COVID-19 on airway management in prehospital resuscitation

Kecskés Attila1, Kobi Ludwin2, Togay Evrin3, Burak Katipoglu3, Tomasz Torlinski4, Michal Pruc2, Lukasz Szarpak256
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0047
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Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):216-217.


Affiliations

  1. NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
  2. Polish Society of Disaster Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  3. Department of Emergency Medicine, Ufuk University Medical Faculty, Dr Ridvan Ege Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
  4. Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  5. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Medical Academy in Warsaw, Poland
  6. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bialystok Oncology Centre, Bialystok, Poland

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Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
RESEARCH LETTERS
Published online: 2020-12-14

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Keywords

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, airway management, endotracheal intubation, supraglottic airway device, prehospital, resuscitation, OHCA

About this article
Title

The impact of COVID-19 on airway management in prehospital resuscitation

Journal

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal

Issue

Vol 5, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

216-217

Published online

2020-12-14

DOI

10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0047

Bibliographic record

Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):216-217.

Keywords

COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2
airway management
endotracheal intubation
supraglottic airway device
prehospital
resuscitation
OHCA

Authors

Kecskés Attila
Kobi Ludwin
Togay Evrin
Burak Katipoglu
Tomasz Torlinski
Michal Pruc
Lukasz Szarpak

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