The air-Q Blocker product line offers a superior Supraglottic airway ideal for pre-hospital and hospital use in acute care and pre-hospital markets.The Air-Q Blocker is ideal for EMS with all of the distinct “rescue” airway requirements including advantages for intubation and managing the esophagus.Rescue ventilation,Rescue intubation,Rescue suctioning and venting of the esophagus.
The design has evolved into a superior airway and the disposable air-Q is now available in 6 sizes!All alternative airways share the same basic principle - a tube delivers oxygen and/or gas without penetrating the vocal cords (glottis) - hence the generic name supraglottic airways.These airways generally have one or two cuffs that inflate in the lower pharynx to create a seal enabling oxygen (gas) delivery.These devices are alternatives to ET tubes that penetrate the glottis and to mask ventilation.Supraglottic Airways provide an effective method of forming an airway during anesthesia in patie
Generally use size 3.5 for women and 4.5 for most men.Lubricate the back of air-Q and front ridges of mask cavity.Leave red tag on pilot balloon when inserting. After insertion, remove the red tag and add 3 - 5 cm air until firm bounce on pilot balloon is achieved.Use tongue depressor to lift tongue and get air-Q started.If the air-Q gets stuck during placement, put the left index finger behind the mask and use finger by pushing forward, to assist the mask around the corner.Do mandibular lift while passing air-Q into the pharynx.Check position of air-Q . . . patient’s incisors
The air-Qsp Self-Pressurizing Masked Laryngeal Airway- A Breakthrough in Supraglottic Design ,No Inflation Apparature Creates a simpler, easier design for “Everyday Use”. Removable color-coded connector provides a conduit for intubation.