Fibreoptic intubation: a guide to scopes, equipment and where to find everything

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Objectives

Information to help locate assemble & use airway equipment for difficult intubations

Scope

These documents are procedural guidance

Audience

Anaesthetists and anaesthetic assistants experienced in the management of difficult airways in theatre

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Size

Manuf-acturer

2.2mm

Olympus

2.8mm

Storz

4.0mm

Storz (Digital)

4.1mm

Olympus

2.8mm

Olympus (Medical Bronch)

 Serial Number

 OLY_LF-P_1911067

 STO-11301AA1_2213631

 STO-11302BDX_19309

 OLY_LF-GP_1212670

OLY_BF-XP60_2341053

Scope is 

kept in...

Theatre recovery, next to DAT*

(with stack)

HEPA Cabinet 1

(In scope room next

to theatre 4)

HEPA Cabinet 1

(In scope room next

to theatre 4)

HEPA Cabinet 1

(In scope room next

to theatre 4)

HEPA Cabinet 1

(In scope room next

to theatre 4)

Suction Channel?

 No

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

Stack required 
is...

DP Medical

(Looks like old white lap-top)

 

Storz C-MAC

 

Storz C-MAC

 

Storz C-MAC

 

Lucera 3A

Stack is kept in...

Theatre Recovery

(with scope)

Theatre Recovery

(with DAT)

Theatre Recovery

(with DAT)

Theatre Recovery

(with DAT)

In store room opposite theatre 2

Door code: CA 2468

Minimum ETT Size

 2.5mm ID

 3.0mm ID

 4.5mm ID

 4.5mm ID

 3.0mm ID

Other Information Required?

Small picture, some broken fibres

Requires Storz™ battery-powered light source

Full screen, HD-quality picture

Requires Olympus™ battery-powered light source

Medical bronchoscope

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 03 April 2017

Next review: 06 April 2019

Author(s): Dr Neal Willis, Paediatric Anaesthetist RHC

Reviewer Name(s): Dr Alyson Walker Paediatric Anaesthetist RHC