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The quickest and easiest endotracheal intubation device in difficult airway for emergency residents: video laryngoscope, the easiest laryngoscope for emergency residents

Published:March 06, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2014.02.037
      New video laryngoscope devices have been proposed to improve airway management in the emergency services [
      • Asai T.
      Videolaryngoscopes: do they truly have roles in difficult airways?.
      ]. However, most of the studies performed compared video laryngoscopes with a standard laryngoscope [
      • Aziz M.F.
      • Healy D.
      • Kheterpal S.
      • et al.
      Routine clinical practice effectiveness of the Glidescope in difficult airway management: an analysis of 2,004 Glidescope intubations, complications, and failures from two institutions.
      ,
      • Aziz M.F.
      • Dillman D.
      • Fu R.
      • et al.
      Comparative effectiveness of the C-MAC video laryngoscope versus direct laryngoscopy in the setting of the predicted difficult airway.
      ].
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        Videolaryngoscopes: do they truly have roles in difficult airways?.
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        • Aziz M.F.
        • Healy D.
        • Kheterpal S.
        • et al.
        Routine clinical practice effectiveness of the Glidescope in difficult airway management: an analysis of 2,004 Glidescope intubations, complications, and failures from two institutions.
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        • Fu R.
        • et al.
        Comparative effectiveness of the C-MAC video laryngoscope versus direct laryngoscopy in the setting of the predicted difficult airway.
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