Patients with head- and neck injuries can have challenging airways. We often use videolaryngoscopes or flexible fibrescopes (single use scope) when performing intubation in such patients.
Our colleagues in Copenhagen have put together a useful website with videos and other learning resources on that subject. They also arrange an annual two-day airway course with a very extensive workshop. Read more here.
For other airway tips, listen to Scott Weingart and his podcast Rapid Sequence Awake – An awake intubation update (july 29, 2016).
At nysora.com you can read about regional and topical anesthesia for endotracheal intubation (last update august 2013). Also take a look at UpToDate: Flexible Scope intubation for anesthesia (last update Nov. 16).