The EasyTube for airway management in emergencies.

  title={The EasyTube for airway management in emergencies.},
  author={Andreas R Thierbach and Tim Piepho and Marc O Maybauer},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  volume={9 4},
BACKGROUND The EasyTube (EzT) is a new sterile, disposable airway device approved by the European Union in February 2003 and by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January 2005. The two-lumen design of the EzT enables it to be used as an endotracheal tube or as a supraglottic emergency airway. OBJECTIVE To report the preliminary experiences with the EzT airway device in prehospital and in-hospital emergency airway management procedures. METHODS All airway management procedures… CONTINUE READING
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