The Ultrasound Probe in the Hands of the Anesthesiologist:
A Powerful New Tool for Airway Management
by Michael Seltz Kristensen, MD and Wendy H.L. Teoh, MBBS
Ultrasonography has become an inherent part of the anesthesiologist’s
armamentarium, a natural tool for vascular access and for locoregional
anesthesia. Therefore, as ultrasound machines are widely available in
anesthetizing locations, anesthesiologists should become familiar with
their use—including for managing airways.