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Focused Factories - November 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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W ith so many choices in supraglottic airway (SGA) devices, selecting the one that's best for your ORs can be a difficult task. There are more than 25 dif- ferent models offered by more than 10 manufac- turers. Why so many? "Because there is currently no perfect airway tool," says anesthesiologist Carrie Frederick, MD, of Cumberland, Maine. "If there were, that would be the only one we 1 0 8 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 5 Kendal Gapinski Associate Editor z SGA SUCCESS Sifting through the dozens of options for supraglottic airway devices requires collaboration with your anesthesia providers. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN When a difficult airway strikes, you want the right tool instantly available. Here's help in deciding.

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