TITLE

Fiberoptic Intubation

AUTHOR(S)
Heidegger, Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/19/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 20, pe42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on fiberoptic intubation. It is said that procedure plays an important part in the management of a difficult airway and is recommended by many societies of anesthesia. According to the author, fiberoptic intubation is primarily important for the management of the anticipated difficult airway, but can also be used to secure the airway in an unexpected situation.
ACCESSION #
60727967

 

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