Cervical spine movement during intubation using the Airtraq (R) and direct laryngoscopy


ERDEN İ. A. , Pamuk A. G. , UZUN Ş., GEYİK S., Cekirge S., Aypar U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.40, no.2, pp.299-304, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0901-14
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.299-304

Abstract

Aim: To compare 2 endotracheal intubation techniques, namely direct laryngoscopy and Airtraq (R), according to their influence on cervical spine movement and intubation time and success rates, complications, and hemodynamic responses.