n South African Medical Journal - Difficult tracheal tube insertion : a new phraseology : correspondence
|Article Title||Difficult tracheal tube insertion : a new phraseology : correspondence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran and 2 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran|
|Publication Date||Feb 2016|
Difficult endotracheal intubation commonly results in morbidity and mortality. To overcome such complications, the airway is assessed preoperatively. An intubation is considered difficult if an appropriately trained anesthesiologist needs more than three attempts or more than 10 minutes for successful endotracheal intubation.
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