Comparison of modified Mallampati test between sitting and supine positions for prediction of difficult intubation

Abstract

Background: Modified Mallampati test is a standard method of assessing the airway for predicting potentially difficult laryngoscopy and intubation. This test requires the patient to be in sitting position for airway evaluation. Although applicable to the majority of patients, airway evaluation in sitting position may not always be convenient or advisable… (More)

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