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Airway: Pediatric Anatomy, Infants and Children

  • Cristina M. Zeretzke-Bien
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Abstract

Kids are not small adults, and their airways are different. Here we have an excellent image of the differences with pediatric airway anatomy and the classic seven Ps for intubation. This is a must-have quick reference for the pediatric airway.

Keywords

Intubate Airway Epiglottis Adenoidal hypertrophy Tongue Occiput Larynx Trachea Vocal cords Cricoid cartilage Glottis Alveoli Collateral ventilation Accessory respiratory muscles Functional residual capacity Seven Ps for intubation Laryngoscope Miller MacIntosh Bag valve mask Suction Endotracheal tube 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Emergency MedicineUniversity of Florida, Department of Emergency MedicineGainesvilleUSA

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