As mentioned in Chap. 97, tracheotomy is not the optimal operation for use in emergency situations in the absence of adequate light, instruments, and suction apparatus. Under these conditions, orotracheal intubation or cricothyroidotomy are far better procedures.
KeywordsEndotracheal Tube Tracheotomy Tube Innominate Artery Cricoid Cartilage Tracheal Ring
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