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Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2003 Aug;22 Suppl 1:28s-40s.

[Airway equipment and its maintenance for a non difficult adult airway management (endotracheal intubation and its alternative: face mask, laryngeal mask airway, laryngeal tube)].

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  • 1Service d'anesthésie-réanimation, institut Paoli-Calmettes, Marseille, France.


The airway equipment for a non difficult adult airway management are described: endotracheal tubes with a specific discussion on how to inflate the balloon, laryngoscopes and blades, stylets and intubation guides, oral airways, face masks, laryngeal mask airways and laryngeal tubes. Cleaning and disinfections with the maintenance are also discussed for each type of airway management.

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