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Pediatric Trauma Surgery Newsletter, September 2013: Pediatric Airway Management

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Release Date: Wed, 1/1/20
Termination Date: Thu, 12/31/20
Credits: 1
Description: Resuscitation of a child who has been the victim of trauma often involves management of the airway. Pediatric airway management can be difficult under the best of circumstances and become increasingly challenging and stressful under suboptimal conditions. While management of an adult airway is familiar to most first responders and hospital personnel, management of the pediatric airway is a less frequent but more complex process. There is a wide variation in equipment sizes in pediatrics and medication doses must be calculated with more precision. This newsletter will discuss some of the unique characteristics of airway management in the pediatric patient including medication, equipment and techniques for securement.
Target Audience: Surgery and Emergency Medicine
Accreditation Information: The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: July 2013
Termination Date: August 2022

Continued availability of CME credit for this activity depends on a thorough review of its content every three years. This activity was last reviewed for currency and accuracy in August 2019, and availability of CME credit continued.
Additional Info: Authors:
Lora Gibbs, CRNA, MS
Paul Reynolds, MD

Educational Planner:
Peter Ehrlich, MD

Financial Disclosure Information:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00