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Airway Management in the Emergency Setting - Build up the Elements to Improve Clinical Outcomes of Airway Management

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2020

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    Prof. Dr. Shih-Yi LeeE-MailWebsite

    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taitung Mackay Memorial Hospital, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

    Interests: Basic medical science, Chest medicine, Critical care, Palliative medicine, Material

Special Issue Information

Background: resolution, prediction factors 

Airway management is the care to maintain sufficient ventilation and an unobstructed airway. Airway management is lifesaving for neonatal, baby, children, adults, and elders, and the care of airway is from very beginning when the prehospital emergency personnel contact with an unconscious sufferer to medical professionals handling critically ill and injured patients to secure free airway in the emergency room, critical units, and operating theater.

Importance: Proper airway management is important, because difficult in airway management is life threatening. Prompt airway approach facilitates airway management, decreases complications related to the procedures of an artificial airway establishment, and helps to give proper patient preparation and technique for anticipating or un-anticipating difficult airway in a variety of clinical scenarios. In addition, after secure a free airway, caring of the established airway increases the quality of care.

Goal: This special issue on “Airway management in the emergency setting” of the journal of Signa Vitae (Journal of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, indexed by SCI) is aimed to serve the professionals to spread effective knowledge and share the experience in the care of upper airway obstruction, difficult airways, techniques and devices specialized to maintain airway patency and ventilation, education and training in airway management, and the quality of care in airway intervention.

We accept original articles, review articles, short reports, images, case reports, and letters to the editor. We sincerely invite you to publication your articles in this issue. Your contribution helps us achieve our vision of the project, and upgrades the quality of care of airway management. We would like to thank you with an effective and high-quality review. The deadline for submission of this special issue will be on 31 December 2020. 


Academic editors:

Prof. Dr. Wen-Han Chang, MD, DrPH, MacKay Memorial Hospital, (Emergency)

Dr. Sho-Ting Hung, MD, Taitung MacKay Memorial Hospital, (Clinical Radiology)

Prof. Dr. Hui-Chun Ku, PhD, Fu-Jen Catholic University, (Pharmacology)

Dr. Chia-Hsiang Huang, MD, Chief Physician, Taitung MacKay Memorial Hospital (Anesthesia)

Dr. JERRY CHENG-YEN LAI, PhD, Taitung MacKay Memorial Hospital, (Statistics)

Dr. Ping-Jen Hu, MD, Taitung MacKay Memorial Hospital, (Meta-analysis)


I thank the academic editors above who help me to make sure the quality of the article in statistics, emergency medicine, anesthesia, critical care, and submission of articles to the issues, and so on.

Keywords

Intubation, Mask ventilation, Mechanical ventilation, Non-Invasive ventilation, Pre-Hospital airway management, Pre-Operative care, Emergency intubation, Critical care, Difficult airway.

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access semi-annual journal published by MRE Press. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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