Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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Keywords
neonatal difficult airway framework; BAPM
Key points
  1. The BAPM framework for managing the difficult neonatal airway provides: definition of the role and responsibilities of the neonatal airway lead; a process to optimise resources available in any setting in which a neonate with a difficult airway may present; a pathway for managing the difficult airway to be adapted for local use, which will also be familiar to other specialties that have their own established difficult airway processes; a resource materials document to assist those developing a structured process.