Failure to predict difficult tracheal intubation for emergency caesarean section


Basaranoglu G. , COLUMB M., LYONS G.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, vol.27, no.11, pp.947-949, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/eja.0b013e32833e2656
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.947-949

Abstract

Background and aim Difficult tracheal intubation following induction of general anaesthesia for caesarean section is a cause of morbidity and mortality. Our aim was to evaluate five bedside predictors that might identify women with potential intubation difficulty immediately prior to emergency caesarean section.