New techniques in management of the difficult pediatric airway

Quentin A. Fisher, Robert S. Greenberg

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Clinicians unaccustomed to dealing with children tend to approach pediatric airway problems with a disproportionate amount of fear. This chapter deals with new techniques of pediatric airway management, with particular emphasis on lightwand endotracheal intubation, the laryngeal mask airway, and the cuffed oral pharyngeal airway.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-433
Number of pages18
JournalProblems in Anesthesia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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