What is the Gold Standard of Airway Management in the Anticipated Difficult Airway

Overview

A prospective Observationalstudie to analyze the current significance of the awake flexible endoscopy in German hospitals.

Full Title of Study: “Survey on the Current Significance of the Flexible Endoscopy as the Gold Standard for Airway Management in Patients With Anticipated Difficult Airway”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: November 30, 2019

Detailed Description

The aim of the study is to analyze the current significance of the awake flexible endoscopy in German hospitals, to identify strategies to securing the airway in patients with a anticipated difficult airway. The participants complete a pre-prepared questionnaire.

Interventions

  • Device: Airway Management in patients with a anticipated difficult airway
    • survey of anesthesists and intensive care physician of the perfomans with the flexible endoscope in patients with a anticipated difficult airway

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • What is the current practice for Airway Management in patients with a anticipated difficult airway?
    • Time Frame: through study completion, an average of 10 minutes
    • Evaluation of the current practice to secure the airway in patients with a anticipated difficult airway

Secondary Measures

  • What is the most preferred technique for awake flexible endoscopy?
    • Time Frame: through study completion, an average of 10 minutes
    • Evaluation of application (nasal/oral), local anesthestics

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • experience in anesthesia or intensive care

Exclusion Criteria

  • no

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Marc Kriege, MD, Principal Investigator – Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Marc Kriege, MD, Principal Investigator, University Medical Center Mainz
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Marc Kriege, MD, 00496131170, makriege@uni-mainz.de

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