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TableĀ 1 Primary diagnoses

From: The difficult airway in the emergency department

Diagnoses Difficult cases Total % Total
Seizure 4 24 16.7
Burns 5 34 14.7
Pneumonia 8 65 12.3
Trauma 22 310 7.1
CVA 5 158 3.2
Cardiac arrest 28 917 3.1
Other 8 275 2.9
Acute pulmonary oedema 10 422 2.4
Asthma 3 138 2.2
Total 93 2343 4.0
  1. CVA cerebrovascular accident