2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway

Anesthesiology. 2022 Jan 1;136(1):31-81. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004002.


The American Society of Anesthesiologists; All India Difficult Airway Association; European Airway Management Society; European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Italian Society of Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care; Learning, Teaching and Investigation Difficult Airway Group; Society for Airway Management; Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia; Society for Head and Neck Anesthesia; Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists; and the Trauma Anesthesiology Society present an updated report of the Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Airway Management / methods
  • Airway Management / standards*
  • Anesthesiologists / standards*
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / methods
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / standards
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic / standards*
  • Societies, Medical / standards*
  • United States / epidemiology