Difficult laryngoscopy and intubation in the Indian population: An assessment of anatomical and clinical risk factors

@inproceedings{Prakash2013DifficultLA,
  title={Difficult laryngoscopy and intubation in the Indian population: An assessment of anatomical and clinical risk factors},
  author={Sunil Prakash and A. Sathish Kumar and Shyam Bhandari and Parul Mullick and Rajvir Singh and Anoop Raj Gogia},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Differences in patient characteristics due to race or ethnicity may influence the incidence of difficult airway. Our purpose was to determine the incidence of difficult laryngoscopy and intubation, as well as the anatomical features and clinical risk factors that influence them, in the Indian population. METHODS In 330 adult patients receiving general anaesthesia with tracheal intubation, airway characteristics and clinical factors were determined and their association with… CONTINUE READING

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