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The Guedel Oropharyngeal Airway: Seventieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 and Gertraud Krystof, 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. 

2Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, 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  

Oropharyngeal airway devices: Guedel oropharyngeal airway.

Notable names in anesthesia: Arthur Ernest Guedel.  

 

Published: August 2, 2003.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Zadrobilek E, Krystof G. The Guedel oropharyngeal airway: seventieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 2, 2002-2003.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume02/historicalnote04/default.htm

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Last updated: September 7, 2003.


 

Summary

Introduction

Development of Oropharyngeal Airways

Waters Oropharyngeal Airway

Guedel Oropharyngeal Airway

Modifications of the Guedel Oropharyngeal Airway

References


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