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Table 2 Airtraq® intubation successrates

From: Use of the Airtraq® device for airway management in the prehospital setting – a retrospective study

Airtraq® efficacy Successrate N (%)
Children <16 (n) 1/2 (50)
Overall successrate 19/28 (67,9)
  Cardiac arrest 15/23 (65,2)
   Foreign body 2/3 (66,7)
   Hanging 0/2 (0)
   Drowning 1/1 (100)
  Trauma 5/5 (100)
Drug facilitated intubation with suxamethonium 4/5 (80)
Anticipated or unexpected difficult airway 14/23 (60,8)
Prior failed conventional laryngoscopy intubation 4/11 (36,4)
Failed laryngeal mask (LMA) 2/2 (100)
Failed convent. laryngoscopy intubation or LMA 6/13 (46,2)