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Br J Anaesth. 1989 May;62(5):494-7.

Transilluminated tracheal intubation.

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Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Free Hospital, London.

Abstract

We evaluated the use of an inexpensive trans-illuminating light wand for tracheal intubation. Expertise in its use was acquired quickly, thereby providing successful per-oral intubation in all patients who were able to open the mouth, irrespective of the view obtained of the epiglottis and larynx.

PMID:
2730820
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