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The Mallampati Classification: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the First Published Communication   

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD1

 

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.

 

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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  

Prediction of difficult direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation: Mallampati classification.

Notable names in anesthesia: Seshagiri Rao Mallampati.  

 

Published: July 31, 2008.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Zadrobilek E. The Mallampati classification: twenty-fifth anniversary of the first published communication. Internet Journal of Airway Management 5, 2008-2009.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume05/historicalnote01/default.htm

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Last updated: October 24, 2009.

 


 

Summary

Introduction

Original Classification and Modification

References


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