Donna M. Santer, M.D., Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Externally Peer Reviewed by Lauren D Holinger, MD, Robert J. Winter, MD and the AMA
Airway obstruction is a common illness in children. The causes range from acquired viral syndromes to congenital malformations. Given the relatively narrow pediatric airway, local obstruction can be life threatening. This textbook uses a multimedia approach to discuss the croup syndromes, acute epiglottitis, subglottic stenosis, and tracheo/laryngomalacia.
Educational Objectives for ElectricAirway:
Regarding pediatric airway diseases, when the student is finished using this multimedia textbook the student should understand:
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