Comparison of six methods for predicting difficult intubation in obstetric patients

  title={Comparison of six methods for predicting difficult intubation in obstetric patients},
  author={Elaheh Allahyary and S. R. Ghaemei and S. Azemati},
Background: Although the use of general anesthesia has been declining in obstetric patients, it may still be required in selected cases. Maintenance of the airway during obstetric anesthesia is difficult to achieve, and still remains the single most important cause of anesthetic related maternal morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to determine the capability of the following preoperative airway predictive tests, in isolation and combination, to predict difficult visualization… CONTINUE READING


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