Use of a fibreoptic stylet to visually evaluate tracheal intubation technique.

@article{Takizawa2000UseOA,
  title={Use of a fibreoptic stylet to visually evaluate tracheal intubation technique.},
  author={Daisuke Takizawa and Erisa Sato and Nobuhiro Saruki and Fumio Goto and Shigeru Saito},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={552-5}
}
To compare the tracheal intubation by novices with that of instructors, we videotaped the view obtained through a fibreoptic stylet during standard tracheal intubations with a Macintosh direct laryngoscope. The duration of visualization of the vocal cords was longer during intubation by instructors than during trainee attempts. The tracheal tube contact… CONTINUE READING