July 21, 2014: This interview took place in May at the IARS meeting in Montreal. Dr. Cooper is the current President of the Society For Airway Management, and has for many years been a advocate of extubation precautions. The closed claims database has demonstrated how there has been a reduction in claims related to induction and intubation, yet no change in claims related to the phase of extubation. Dr. Cooper gives concrete suggestions on who to be concerned about and what actions to take.
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