Awake Intubation of Difficult Airway for A Patient Posted for Revision Lip Reconstruction Surgery – A Case Report

Main Article Content

Dr. Vishnuvanditha Vuppuluri
Dr. Senthil K. S
Dr. Lakshmi


Awake intubation is usually performed electively in the presence of a difficult airway. When faced with an anticipated difficult airway, the anaesthesiologist needs to consider securing the airway in an awake state without the use of anaesthetic agents or muscle relaxants. As this can be highly discomforting to the patient, time and effort must be spent to prepare such patients both psychologically and pharmacologically for awake intubation.

Article Details