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File: /media/382623/memo king airway initially before et tube 4.21.20.pdf
Description: On March 30, 2020, the West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) released a memorandum regarding PPE Procedures During Advanced Airway Management and Cardiac Arrest During COVID-19 Pandemic. The OEMS and Medical Policy Care Committee (MPCC) have received several requests regarding the ability of West Virginia EMS Prehospital Providers to utilize the King Airway versus the current recommendation of one attempt using an ET Tube and then utilizing the King Airway.
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