The McCoy levering laryngoscope in patients with limited neck extension.

@article{Uchida1997TheML,
  title={The McCoy levering laryngoscope in patients with limited neck extension.},
  author={Toshikazu Uchida and Yoshio Hikawa and Yuichiro Saito and Keishu Yasuda},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={1997},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={
          674-6
        }
}
PURPOSE The McCoy levering laryngoscope is a modified Macintosh laryngoscope, which has a hinged tip controlled by a lever on the handle. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the tip elevation of this laryngoscope results in better laryngeal visualization than using the Macintosh laryngoscope when the patient's neck is fixed in the neutral position. METHODS Fifty female patients (ASA physical status I-II) undergoing elective surgery during general anaesthesia were investigated… CONTINUE READING
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