Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 90–98 | Cite as

Continuing medical education article

Airway obstruction in infants and children
  • J. Michael Badgwell
  • M. Elizabeth McLeod
  • Jacob Friedberg


Airway obstruction in infants and children is frequently a life-threatening situation. With proper management of the airway based on a knowledge of the disease process and a knowledge of the various intubating techniques available, morbidity and mortality in these patients can be minimized.


Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Vocal Cord Paralysis Spontaneous Ventilation Croup 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Michael Badgwell
    • 1
  • M. Elizabeth McLeod
    • 1
  • Jacob Friedberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Anaesthesia and Otolaryngology (J.F.)The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of TorontoToronto

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