oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - The airway in face, head and neck injury : SASA refresher text
|Article Title||The airway in face, head and neck injury : SASA refresher text|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||52 - 57|
Penetrating neck injury was first described 5 000 years ago on a piece of papyrus. Hugh Munro closed a longitudinal tracheal laceration in 1792 by using external straps. Horizontal lesions were sutured over a stent and the patientâ??s neck remained in the flexed position while the wound was allowed to heal.
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