The palm print as a sensitive predictor of difficult laryngoscopy in diabetics.

BACKGROUND Grading of the ink impression made by the palm of the hand has been proposed as a means of screening diabetic patients in whom tracheal intubation may be difficult because of glycosylation of both metacarpal and cervical joints. The current study was designed to test the predictability of the palm print and other airway evaluation indices in a… CONTINUE READING