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Use of the bougie in simulated difficult intubation. 1. Comparison of the single-use bougie with the fibrescope.

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We studied the success rates for tracheal intubation in 64 healthy patients during simulated grade III laryngoscopy after induction of anaesthesia, using either the single-use bougie or oral flexible intubating fibrescope, both in conjunction with conventional Macintosh laryngoscopy. Patients were randomly allocated to either simulated grade IIIa or grade IIIb laryngoscopy, and also to one of the two study devices. Success rates for tracheal intubation (primary outcome measure) and times take...

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Journal:
Anaesthesia
Volume:
58
Issue:
9
Pages:
846-851
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
URN:
uuid:c2f7c5bc-dfee-41d0-8180-17d71f76a474
Source identifiers:
242589
Local pid:
pubs:242589

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