SALAD – Intubation Technique

Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy for Airway Decontamination  SALAD is an airway intubation technique utilized for patients who are actively regurgitating. It was pioneered by Dr. Jim DuCanto. Steps in the technique include: Lead with suction catheter to remove debris. Insert laryngoscope while catheter remains in pharynx. Move suction catheter to left side, behind the laryngoscope blade and leave tip in the

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