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Evaluation of the Standard Adult GlideScope Video Laryngoscope: Orotracheal Intubation Performed by Novice Users after Formal Instruction 

 

 

Klaus Krasser, MD,1 Schirin M. Missaghi, MD,1 Anita Moser, MD,1 and Ernst Zadrobilek, MD2

 

1Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

2Associate 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.

 

Address correspondence and comments to Ernst Zadrobilek.

 

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

 

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Supported solely by institutional sources. The authors have no financial relationship with the manufacturers or any of the distributors of the airway management devices used in this clinical investigation.

This clinical investigation was presented in part at the Difficult Airway Society Annual Meeting, Lille, France, November 24-26, 2005.

 

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the staff anesthesists, the anesthesia residents, and the qualified anesthesia nurses who voluntary participated in this study.

 

Key Words

Tracheal intubation: GlideScope Video Laryngoscope.
Formal instruction: new airway management devices.

 

Published: December 31, 2005.

 


 

The correct citation of this clinical investigation for reference is:

Krasser K, Missaghi SM, Moser A, Zadrobilek E. Evaluation of the Standard Adult GlideScope Video Laryngoscope: orotracheal intubation performed by novice users after formal instruction. Internet Journal of Airway Management 3, 2004-2005.
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