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The Sellick Maneuver (Criciod Pressure): Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 Schirin M. Missaghi, MD,2 and Klaus Krasser, MD2

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management, Vienna, Austria.

2Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, 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 Austrian Working Group for Airway Management, Vienna, Austria.

 

Statements

Supported solely by the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management.

 

Key Words

Prevention of pulmonary aspiration: cricoid pressure.

Notable names in anesthesia: Brian Arthur Sellick.

 

Published: May 12, 2010.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note for reference is:

Zadrobilek E, Missaghi SM, Krasser K. The Sellick maneuver (cricoid pressure): fiftieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 6, 2010-2011.
Available from URL:
http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume06/historicalnote03/default.htm
Date accessed: month day, year
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Last updated: January 22, 2011.


 

Summary

Introduction

Original Description

Current Practice

References


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