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Bag-Mask Ventilation
Editors: Dan Imler, MD
Inclusion Criteria  (Any one criteria present)
  • Clinical need for assisted ventilation (poor respiratory effort , airway obstruction)
Exclusion Criteria
  • Acute airway obstruction unlikely to be resolved with positive pressure alone
  • Airway/facial anatomy or trauma that prevents air tight seal of mask
  • Trachostomy or other artificial airway device or surgical history
Consider other airway device or consult advanced airway provider

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