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Section 1 - Basic Principles, Assessment, and Planning of Airway Management

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 September 2019

Narasimhan Jagannathan
Northwestern University Medical School, Illinois
John E. Fiadjoe
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
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Expertise in airway management in infants and young children requires a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the developmental anatomy of the human upper airway from birth through adolescence. This chapter will review these topics as well as the anatomical and developmental causes for common syndromes that are associated with difficult mask ventilation or difficult tracheal intubation.

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Print publication year: 2019

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