Upper Airway Obstruction

  • G. M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)


This chapter deals with the problems of airway obstruction occurring in the airways from the pharynx to the carina.


Airway Obstruction Endotracheal Intubation Respiratory Effort Respiratory Obstruction Oxygen Reserve 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
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  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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