Difference between revisions of "Laryngoscopy"

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Revision as of 06:14, 18 February 2021

Overview

Direct visualization of the larynx for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes

Indications

Contraindications

Equipment Needed

Procedure

  • Attach light and suction
  • Fogging
  • Warm end in warm water to prevent fogging
  • Ask patient swallow
  • If cannot go through nares, go through mouth

Tips

Complications

  • laryngospasm if paraglottic infections

See Also

External Links

References

  • Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Precedures in Emergency Medicine, 6th edition