The Vortex Approach:
Management of the
Unanticipated Difficult Airway
By Nicholas Chrimes & Peter Fritz
Copyright Nicholas Chrimes 2013.
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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