Submental intubation: an alternative to short-term tracheostomy.

Abstract

Surgeons, anaesthetists and intensivists need to be reminded of an alternative to tracheostomy in the management of patients with severe maxillofacial injuries. The technique and indications for submental intubation are described.

Cite this paper

@article{Chandu2000SubmentalIA, title={Submental intubation: an alternative to short-term tracheostomy.}, author={Arun Chandu and Andrew C H Smith and Robecca Gebert}, journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care}, year={2000}, volume={28 2}, pages={193-5} }