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Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 194–195 | Cite as

Patient-controlled oral airway insertion to facilitate awake fibreoptic intubation

  • Ban C. H. Tsui
  • Derek Dillane
  • May-Sann Yee
Correspondence

Keywords

Tracheal Intubation Phrenic Nerve Laryngeal Mask Airway Fibreoptic Intubation Oral Airway 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ban C. H. Tsui
    • 1
  • Derek Dillane
    • 1
  • May-Sann Yee
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Alberta HospitalEdmontonCanada

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