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Respiratory & Airway Part Seven

Combitube: ET tube and a large pharyngeal tube molded together Easy insertion Blind, no equipment needed, don’t need to see cords Patient’s head in neutral position Ventilate the correct tube once in position Self-adjusting/positioning posterior pharyngeal balloon Diminished gastric distension and regurgitation No face seal needed Disadvantages: Can’t seal trachea Only use on unconscious adults […]

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