The following downloads are available from the website of the Difficult Airway Society. To download Right click on the link and choose 'save target as..' onto your computer.

Intubation Guidelines

Default strategy for intubation including failed direct laryngoscopy (112 KB)

Failed rapid sequence induction (54 KB)

Failed intubation, failed ventilation (101 KB)

Simple composite Chart (106 KB)

DAS Extubation Guidelines

DAS Extubation Guidelines : Basic Algorithm

DAS Extubation Guidelines  : Low risk algorithm

DAS Extubation Guidelines : 'At risk' algorithm

DAS Paediatric difficult airway guidelines

Difficult Mask Ventilation

Unanticipated difficult intubation


Other guidelines:

Fibreoptic guided tracheal intubation through SAD using Aintree intubation catheter

David Ball and co-workers have kindly agreed that their Airway Alert form can be downloaded and adapted by departments.

Airway Alert Form