Specialist Paramedic - Prehospital Critical Care @gwaac. Advanced Paramedic - Neonatal Retrieval @nestteam1. Podcast person @TheResusRoom
Sep 9, 2022 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
Teaching the airway station on #NLS today, so what are the take homes?
1. Place infants head in neutral alignment. This means the plane of the face is parallel to the ceiling, avoid hyperextension or hyperflexion. This might require a small towel/nappy under the shoulders 2. Size up a mask which fits over the mouth and nose but doesn’t project out over the chin or up into the orbits