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The Macintosh Laryngoscope: Sixtieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 and Wolfgang Regal, MD2

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management and Director of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. 

2Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Emperor Franz Josef Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Received from the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Key Words  

Tracheal intubation: Macintosh laryngoscope.

Notable names in anesthesia: Robert Reynolds Macintosh.  

 

Published: August 2, 2005.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Zadrobilek E, Regal W. The Macintosh laryngoscope: sixtieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 2, 2002-2003.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume02/historicalnote01/default.htm

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Last updated: August 2, 2005.

 


 

Summary

Introduction

Early Manufacturers of the Macintosh Laryngoscope

Designs of the Macintosh Laryngoscope

Modifications of the Macintosh Laryngoscope 

References


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