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*Anesthetic
 
*Anesthetic
 
**[[Lidocaine]] 4%
 
**[[Lidocaine]] 4%
**[[Cocaine]]5% works as both
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**[[Cocaine]] 5% works as both
  
==Procedure==
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==Procedure<ref>Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Precedures in Emergency Medicine, 6th edition</ref>==
 
*Attach light and suction
 
*Attach light and suction
 
*Fogging
 
*Fogging
 
*Warm end in warm water to prevent fogging
 
*Warm end in warm water to prevent fogging
*Ask patient swallow
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*Ask patient to swallow
 
*If cannot go through nares, go through mouth
 
*If cannot go through nares, go through mouth
  
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==Complications==
 
==Complications==
*laryngospasm if paraglottic infections
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*[[Laryngospasm]] if paraglottic infections
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 20:25, 9 March 2021

Overview

Indications

Contraindications

Equipment Needed

Procedure[1]

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

Tips

Complications

See Also

Airway Pages

External Links

References

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