The Significance of the Laryngeal Airway Mask in Airway Management

Since the introduction of the laryngeal airway mask (LAM) by Dr. Archie Brain in the 1980’s, it has continually changed airway management globally. Initially, having difficulty in convincing many that this is the future of airway management and finding a company interested enough, Dr. Brain persisted. Many anesthetists initially thought it had little to no …

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Ideal Qualities of Airway Management Devices and Systems

In this day and age of modern innovation, it’s hard to envision the world of airway management of the not so distant past. These innovations have not only changed the landscape of medicine but have contributed to saving lives with greater safety. Who would argue the importance of such things as capnography, pulse oximetry, laryngeal …

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