Chapter 59. Airway Management in Austere Environments
Which of the following is not included in WHO guidelines for district hospitals in all countries?
D. tracheal intubating bougies
(C) Flexible bronchoscope is not included in WHO guidelines for all levels of facilities, including the district hospitals (Level 2 facilities) in all countries.
In purchasing airway equipment for poorly resourced countries, which of the following is least relevant at this time?
A. cost of compressed gases
C. unreliability of electrical power
D. uniformity of international standards
(D) There are no international standards in purchasing airway equipment for poorly resourced countries.
Which of the following is not a disinfection option for airway equipment in developing countries?2
(B) All of the listed methods are common disinfection options in austere environments except ethylene oxide.