As knowledge and experience in the management of critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients has increased with time, a panel of international experts convened and formulated consensus opinions regarding controversial topics in advanced airway management based on current literature. Here we summarise updated information and international expert opinion on several controversial topics concerning airway management in critically ill patients with COVID-19.


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Wei, H., Jiang, B., Behringer, E., Hofmeyr, R., Myatra, S., Wong, D., O' Sullivan, E., Hagberg, C., McGuire, B., Baker, P., Li, J., Pylypenko, M., Ma, W., Zuo, M., Senturk, N. & Klein, U. 2020, 'Controversies in airway management of COVID-19 patients: updated information and international expert consensus recommendations', British Journal of Anaesthesia, 126(2), pp. 361-366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.10.029

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