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8.2 Airway procedures


 

Oropharyngeal airway
Tracheal intubation
Aims
Choice of tube
Size of tube
Aids to intubation
Predicting difficulty
Complications
Procedure
Intubation of the newborn infant without a laryngoscope
Procedure
Fixation of endotracheal tubes
Cricothyroidotomy
Needle cricothyroidotomy
Note
Surgical cricothyroidotomy
Complications of cricothyroidotomy