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A comparison of the laryngeal mask airway with the facemask and oropharyngeal airway for manual ventilation by first responders in children.

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In adults, first responders to a cardiopulmonary arrest provide better ventilation using a laryngeal mask airway than a facemask. It is unclear if the same is true in children. We investigated this by comparing the ability of 36 paediatric ward nurses to ventilate the lungs of 99 anaesthetised children (a model for cardiopulmonary arrest) using a laryngeal mask airway and using a facemask with an oropharyngeal airway. Anteroposterior chest wall displacement was measured using an ultrasonic de...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Anaesthesia
Volume:
64
Issue:
12
Pages:
1312-1316
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
Source identifiers:
242209
Language:
English
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pubs:242209
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uuid:7253b498-1f15-41fb-af6e-759adaad22db
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pubs:242209
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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