The O'Dwyer Tube

@article{Gifford1970TheOT,
  title={The O'Dwyer Tube},
  author={R. R. Gifford},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={1970},
  volume={9},
  pages={179 - 185}
}
  • R. R. Gifford
  • Published 1970
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Pediatrics
  • covery or was opposed by the parents of the obstructed child. The introduction of laryngeal intubation by Dr. Joseph P. O’Dwyer in the early 18~~’s,= gave the clinician both a more efficient and a less traumatic therapeutic maneuver than tracheotomy. During the next decade, laryngeal intubation gradually replaced tracheotomy in the treatment of diphtheritic croup until after 1895 when the advent of diphtheria antitoxin rendered both procedures infrequent. Diphtheria in the last quarter of the… CONTINUE READING

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