We currently have a large amount of stock of the I view disposable video laryngocopes available for immediate despatch , on a next day delivery service.
The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) have published their latest guidance for anaesthesia and perioperative care providers dealing with the current outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Their recommendations for high-risk procedures contains the following statement:
‘Consider video laryngoscopy to minimize close exposure between anaesthesiologist and patient respiratory aerosols
For the patient who needs to be intubated, use of a direct laryngoscope brings the clinician very close to the patient’s head, increasing their risk of exposure to patient respiratory aerosols. A video laryngoscope allows the clinician to view the anatomical structures on an LCD screen, positioning them further away from the face of the patient, thereby reducing this risk..’