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A laryngoscope for obstetrical use an obstetrical laryngoscope.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  900469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rapid tracheal intubation, using the standard Macintosh laryngoscope, can be hindered in obstetrical patients by the handle of the laryngoscope hitting the patient's engorged breasts and the hand of the assistant applying cricoid pressure. To overcome these difficulties a variation of the laryngoscope is described. The right angle of the blade to the handle is opened by a further 20 degrees.
Authors:
J Kessell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  1977 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-28     Completed Date:  1977-10-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
Laryngoscopes*
Obstetrics*
Pregnancy

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