Just over three years after being released on-line as a free e-book in 2013, an updated version of the Vortex Approach has been published in the peer reviewed literature. While the basic principles remain the same, version 2 of the the Vortex Approach features an updated "implementation tool", some expanded concepts and alters some of the original terminology. In addition some adjunctive tools have been added which work in an integrated fashion with the primary Vortex tool. The objective has been to create an even simpler, more visually-based tool and introduce more precise, language that is easier to use an understand with the hope of enhancing team performance during an airway crisis.

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