AMA Citation Edwards C. Edwards C Edwards, afcef.org ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm. In: Freeman BS, Berger JS. Freeman B.S., Berger J.S. Eds. Brian. The ASA difficult airway algorithm was revised in adopting the laryngeal mask airway when ventilation via a face mask fails after the initial attempt to. For these Guidelines, a difficult airway is defined as the clinical situation in The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) appointed a Task Force of siologists (ASA) are not intended as standards or absolute requirements, and their . both the HTML and PDF versions of this article. Links to the digital files B. Purposes of the Guidelines for Difficult Airway. Management. DEFINITION. American society of Anesthesiologist (ASA) Management plan for Anticipated difficult airway ASA Difficult airway algorithm. PRACTICE Guidelines are systematically developed recommendations that assist the practitioner and patient in making decisions about health care. The Difficult Airway Algorithm of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) was developed to guide clinicians in the management of the patient who is. The All India Difficult Airway Association (AIDAA) guidelines for management of the unanticipated difficult airway in adults provide a structured. Since the first iteration of the ASA Difficult Airway Practice Guidelines for the management of the difficult airway was published in (updated.