The laryngeal mask airway in obstetrical anaesthesia.

  title={The laryngeal mask airway in obstetrical anaesthesia.},
  author={P S Gataure and Judith A. Hughes},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  volume={42 2},
The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) has been used extensively to provide a safe airway in spontaneously breathing patients who are not at risk from aspiration of gastric contents. The role of the LMA in the event of a failed intubation in an obstetrical patient, and its place in a failed intubation drill remains unclear. Two hundred and fifty consultant obstetric anaesthetists in the United Kingdom were asked to complete an anonymous questionnaire regarding their views about using the laryngeal… CONTINUE READING

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