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A comparison of the laryngeal mask airway with facemask and oropharyngeal airway for manual ventilation by critical care nurses in children.

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The laryngeal mask airway is included as a first line airway device during adult resuscitation by first responders. However, there is little evidence for its role in paediatric resuscitation. Using anaesthetised children as a model for paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest, we compared the ability of critical care nurses to manually ventilate the anaesthetised child via the laryngeal mask airway compared with the facemask and oropharyngeal airway. The airway devices were inserted in random order ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Anaesthesia
Volume:
62
Issue:
8
Pages:
790-795
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
URN:
uuid:ff449cdc-8cf1-43bc-aa0b-4529e6a94da8
Source identifiers:
240975
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pubs:240975

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