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