What You Might Not Know About Epiglottitis – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Epiglottitis - What you may not know about epiglottitis

Epiglottitis – Closing Clinical Knowledge GapsWhen You Might Not Know About EpiglottitisAll clinicians learn that patients with severe epiglottitis accompanied by drooling, and tripod positioning  are in grave danger of sudden airway collapse and cardiac arrest. These patients (usually pediatric) should be transported as rapidly as possible to a controlled operation room environment for advanced definitive airway management. Due to … Read More