What Are Lighted Stylet-Assisted Tracheal Intubation Devices? Center

Intubation or endotracheal intubation is a medical procedure in which a tube (endotracheal tube) is placed into the windpipe (trachea) through the mouth or nose. In most emergencies, endotracheal intubation is performed through the mouth. The main indication is in patients with a difficult airway for whom a direct laryngoscopy (a procedure for visualization of the vocal cords) has failed, for example, a trauma patient with bleeding in the area behind the mouth (oropharynx). Read more: What Are Lighted Stylet-Assisted Tracheal Intubation Devices? Article

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