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Emergency cricothyrotomy

  • S. M. Milner (a1) and J. D. C. Bennett (a2)


The indications for the ruling for the Gulf Forces that emergency cricothyrotomy is to be performed where the airway is thought to be compromised are reviewed. The advantages of this procedure are outlined and some of the likely consequences regarding the incidence of complications and their management predicted.


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Department of E.N.T. Surgery, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, London Road, Derby DEI 2QY.


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Emergency cricothyrotomy

  • S. M. Milner (a1) and J. D. C. Bennett (a2)


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