In-flight surgical airway!

Fast-forward to 40 minutes – soldier with severe maxillofacial trauma has scalpel-finger-tube cricothyroidotomy performed under IM ketamine in the back of a Blackhawk

2 thoughts on “In-flight surgical airway!

  1. Thanks for posting this video. It’s a really graphic depiction on the realities of life and death in a combat zone. I think the soldier at the end really summarizes things well when he explains his disgust for war after seeing its impact on solider and civilians. Great to see medics use their skills so well in a high pressure and dangerous situation.

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