The LMA Fastrach Reusable Laryngeal Mask is designed for the anticipated or unanticipated difficult airway situation and for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
The LMA Fastrach facilitates continuous ventilation and intubation
These laryngeal masks features a rigid handle which allows for one-handed insertion, removal and adjustment to enhance oxygenation and alignment with the glottis
The latex free laryngeal mask is reusable for up to 40 times
The LMA Fastrach mask is considered to be used for: ◦ Operation Theatre ◦ Crash carts - for can’t intubate can’t ventilate patients ◦ Emergency departments ◦ Pre-hospital ◦ Ambulance ◦ Difficult airways
The mask is available in 3 sizes: ◦ 3, Child (30-50 kg) ◦ 4, Medium Adults (50-70 kg) ◦ 5, Large Adults (70-100 kg)
Supraglottic airway devices (SADs) are devices that keep the upper airway clear for unobstructed ventilation. Laryngeal masks are a type of supraglottic airway which keep a patient’s airway open during the state of unconsciousness and when the patient is under anesthesia. When the laryngeal mask is correctly placed, it sits above the glottis in the hypopharynx region.
Supraglottic Airway Devices (SADs) comprise a vast group of tools designed to provide a means for ventilation, oxygenation and administration of anaesthetic gases during situations of respiratory arrest or in a patient who is submitted to a surgical procedure under general anaesthesia.The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is an acceptable alternative to mask anesthesia in the operating room. It is often used for short procedures when endotracheal intubation is not necessary.
How to insert a Laryngeal Mask Airway: ◦ First, Deflate The Cuff Properly ◦ Lubricate the Posterior LMA Surface ◦ Slight Flexion of the Head on the Neck Can Help ◦ How You Hold the LMA Matters ◦ Open The Mouth As Wide As You Can ◦ Insert As Far Back as Possible Until It Seats ◦ Be careful With the Tongue