The role of cricothyroidotomy in airway management.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Cricothyroidotomy as a method of elective airway management, previously shunned by Jackson, was reintroduced to the medical community in 1976. This article examines available data indicating the utility and complications of elective cricothyroidotomy for long-term airway management and defines its place with respect to tracheotomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burkey, B; Esclamado, R; Morganroth, M

Published Date

  • September 1, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 561 - 571

PubMed ID

  • 1934956

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0272-5231


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States