Email this sample to a friend

The Vortex Approach: Management of the
Unanticipated Difficult Airway

By Nicholas Chrimes & Peter Fritz

Smashwords Edition

Copyright Nicholas Chrimes 2013.

Smashwords Edition License Notes

Although this is a free e-book, it remains the copyrighted property of the authors, and may not be reproduced, copied or distributed for commercial or non-commercial purposes. If you found this e-book interesting please encourage your friends to download their own free copy. Thank you for your support.

To view other resources relataing to the Vortex approach including a narrated presentation and videos of the Vortex being used in clinical practice, go to

Comments by Senior Critical Care Physicians on the Vortex Approach

I see the Vortex model as an advance on the current unidirectional algorithms advocated for difficult airway management – Dr Mark Adams: Director of Anaesthesia, Monash Medical Centre

The Vortex describes the way I already think about difficult airway management but articulates it in a way that can be easily communicated to others – Dr Craig Walker: Director of Intensive Care, Monash Medical Centre

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 36