A simple but useful modification of a laryngoscope blade.

  • Karen Edge
  • Published 1992 in
    South African journal of surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse…


Management of the patient with a full stomach ideally requires an anaesthetist with many hands--to cope with laryngoscopy, suction and intubation. The design of a standard McIntosh laryngoscope blade was modified to include a suction port. This design change released one of the anaesthetist's hands for intubation. The prototype was found to provide… (More)