Determination of the appropriate sizes of oropharyngeal airways in adults: correlation with external facial measurements: A randomised crossover study.

@article{Kim2016DeterminationOT,
  title={Determination of the appropriate sizes of oropharyngeal airways in adults: correlation with external facial measurements: A randomised crossover study.},
  author={Hyun Joo Kim and Shin Hyung Kim and Nar Hyun Min and Wyun Kon Park},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={936-942}
}
BACKGROUND Two external facial measurements have been recommended as reference criteria for estimating appropriate oropharyngeal airway sizes: the distances between the maxillary incisors to the angle of the mandible, and that from the corner of the mouth to the angle of the mandible. OBJECTIVE To compare the two guidelines and to determine the optimal… CONTINUE READING