Complications of Managing the Airway | Clinical Gate
Feb 27, 2015·I Complications in Managing Patients with Difficult Airways. Difficulty in managing the airway is the most important cause of anesthesia-related morbidity and mortality. In the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Closed Claims Project, 6% of all claims concerned airway injury. 1 Difficult intubation was a factor in only 39% of airway injury claims.