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Difficult airway management in the emergency room using an airway scope

  • MASATOMO KITAMURA1
  • HIROSHI DOHGOMORI1
  • KAZUFUMI OKAMOTO1

DOI: 10.22514/SV31.042008.9 Vol.3,Issue 1,April 2008 pp.55-56

Published: 01 April 2008

*Corresponding Author(s): HIROSHI DOHGOMORI E-mail: hd5621hd@yahoo.co.jo

Abstract

In the emergency room, some cases need adequate airway management. We present a patient whom we intubated using a new device. This device might be an option in airway management but some considerations should also be taken into account. 

Keywords

airway management, sco-pe, secretions, bleeding

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MASATOMO KITAMURA,HIROSHI DOHGOMORI,KAZUFUMI OKAMOTO. Difficult airway management in the emergency room using an airway scope. Signa Vitae. 2008. 3(1);55-56.

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