Actionable Patient Safety Solution (APSS) #8: AIRWAY SAFETY

Resource Location:

Patient Safety Movement

Failures of airway management (e.g., inability to mask ventilate or oxygenate, unplanned extubation, failure to intubate) are major causes of inpatient morbidity and mortality. The following steps will establish an institutional,
team-based, comprehensive and sustainable system for reliability in airway management.