Endotracheal intubation and head posture in infants
CITATION: Bosman, Y. K. & Foster, P. A. 1977. Endotracheal intubation and head posture in infants. South African Medical Journal, 52(2): 71-73.
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The movement of an endotracheal tube relative to the carina has been studied with the head in different positions. The dangers of malposition and displacement are stressed. Some precautions necessary to avoid these hazards are given.