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Airway scope versus macintosh laryngoscope in patients with simulated limitation of neck movements.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Tracheal intubation in patients with suspected neck injuries should achieve two contradicting goals-sufficient laryngeal exposure and the least cervical spine movement. Because the former involves displacements of the cervical vertebrae, intubation under immobilization is widely performed today to prevent exacerbation of spinal code injuries. The unique curving blade of the Airway Scope (AWS) is designed to fit the oropharyngeal anatomy. A camera at the tip of the blade displays ...

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10.1097/ta.0b013e3181c4529e

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Journal:
Journal of trauma More from this journal
Volume:
69
Issue:
4
Pages:
838-842
Publication date:
2010-10-01
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EISSN:
1529-8809
ISSN:
0022-5282
Language:
English
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uuid:fa8b8b7e-50e1-48df-ad51-54314c62a688
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pubs:265288
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265288
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2013-11-17

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