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Failed tracheal intubation in obstetric anaesthesia: 2 yr national case-control study in the UK.

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BACKGROUND: There are few national figures on the incidence of failed tracheal intubation during general anaesthesia in obstetrics. Recent small studies have quoted a rate of one in 250 general anaesthetics (GAs). The aim of this UK national study was to estimate this rate and identify factors that may be predictors. METHODS: Using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS) of data collection, a survey was conducted between April 2008 and March 2010. Incidence and associated risk factors we...

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10.1093/bja/aes320

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Journal:
British journal of anaesthesia
Volume:
110
Issue:
1
Pages:
74-80
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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EISSN:
1471-6771
ISSN:
0007-0912
URN:
uuid:5d4290aa-f742-4717-a877-a789ffdfc639
Source identifiers:
371598
Local pid:
pubs:371598

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