Clean the exterior of the monitor by wiping with IPA (70% isopro- pyl alcohol), bleach (100ppm), or a mild detergent and water. For more detailed cleaning instructions, see the GlideScope Cobalt AVL System User’s Manual.
What company makes GlideScope?
Glidescope AVL | Verathon Inc.
What is the difference between GlideScope and CMAC?
The C-MAC has a blade shaped much like a standard Macintosh curve, allowing for a conventional approach similar to direct laryngoscopy. In contrast, the GlideScope video laryngoscope blade has a 60-degree curvature.
How much is a Glidescope?
In comparison, the analysis argues that the Glidescope by Verathon, an endoscopic tool, has a price markup of 4361%. The device sells for nearly $10,000 and, according to the post, has a cost of raw materials for the Glidescope was approximately $113.22.
What is fiberoptic intubation?
Fiberoptic intubation (FOI) is an effective technique for establishing airway access in patients with both anticipated and unanticipated difficult airways. First described in the late 1960s, this approach can facilitate airway management in a variety of clinical scenarios given proper patient preparation and technique.
How do you disinfect a laryngoscope?
I use the following method for cleaning and disinfection of laryngoscope blade:
Rinse under running water.
Washing with detergent/soap solution.
Wipe with an alcohol swab.
Soaking in disinfectant/germicidal agent.
How do you intubate a patient?
The patient’s mouth is gently opened and using a lighted instrument to keep the tongue out of the way and to light the throat, the tube is gently guided into the throat and advanced into the airway. There is a small balloon around the tube that is inflated to hold the tube in place and to keep air from escaping.
Where can I find the GlideScope maintenance manual?
Page 2 0900‑4200‑08‑60… Page 3 AVL SINGLE‑USE Operations & Maintenance Manual Effective: August 27, 2018 Caution: Federal (United States) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. For customers with GlideScope systems using the GlideScope Video Monitor (version 0570‑0338).
What to use to clean GlideScope Cobalt AVL monitor?
Cleaning and Disinfecting the Monitor Clean the exterior of the monitor by wiping with IPA (70% isopro- pyl alcohol), bleach (100ppm), or a mild detergent and water. For more detailed cleaning instructions, see the GlideScope Cobalt AVL System User’s Manual.
What are the components of a Glidescope system?
Page 16 The system may include the following components: • GlideScope Video Monitor • AVL Video Baton 1‑2 (for neonatal patients and small children) ○ GVL 0 Stat, for patients less than 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)* ○… Page 17 GLIDESCOPE DIRECT INTUBATION TRAINER The GlideScope Direct intubation trainer is designed to work with the GlideScope Video Monitor.
What should I use to clean my Verathon GlideScope?
Page 11 CAUTION When cleaning video laryngoscopes, do not use metal brushes, abrasive brushes, scrub pads, or rigid tools. They will scratch the surface of the unit or the window protecting the camera and light, which may permanently damage the device.