• Jameson L. Chassin


As mentioned in Chap. 93, 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.


Tracheotomy Tube Innominate Artery Cricoid Cartilage Tracheal Ring Cheal Tube 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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