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Dr. Levitan is an Associate Professor who holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In 2007, Dr. Levitan wrote an article in the Annals of Emergency Medicine on bimanual laryngoscopy [A Randomized Trial Comparing Cricoid Pressure, BURP, and Bimanual Laryngoscopy] which was selected as one of twenty articles included in the 2007 Life Long Skills Assessment test administered by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Levitan's special interest is airway management.

PowerPoint slides located at bottom of page.


Overall goals and objectives:

1. Review airway anatomy pertinent to mask ventilation, supraglottic airways, laryngoscopy, and intubation.
2. Examine the challenges of laryngeal exposure and tube delivery with different intubation devices.
3. Discuss the risks and emergency airway management related to different ventilation and intubation strategies.

PulmonaryJeff.pdf (6089 kB)
Practical Emergency Airway Management