The DAS guidelines are the de facto standard in managing unanticipated difficult intubation in adult patients. The newly updated intubation guidelines, published in the December 2015 issue of British Journal of Anaesthesia, are freely available online.


Read a selection of articles from the BJA Journals in relation to airway management

Reading list


Airway Management special issue


Read the BJA Special Issue on Airway Management which pulls together the best research in the field. Available to read for free online.


Difficult Airway Society

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The Difficult Airway Society guidelines cover a range of procedures including:

Extubation Guidelines
Pediatric Guidelines
Obstetric Guidelines
Other guidelines