laryngoscope


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laryngoscope

[lə′riŋ·gə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A tubular instrument, combining a light system and a telescopic system, used in the visualization of the interior larynx and adaptable for diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures.
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For more than 40 years, Vital Signs has strived to provide innovative and quality products, and the APA(TM) video laryngoscope is no exception.
The Rusch DispoLED Laryngoscope Handle is packaged individually in a preformed tray to protect the integrity of the light source and preloaded batteries.
According to guidelines, laryngoscope blades should be decontaminated using either a high-level disinfectant or sterilisation, which is consistent with the device being classified as a semi-critical item.
These assessors independently compared laryngoscopic views A and B without knowing which was obtained with the assistant able to visualise the video laryngoscope screen.
Aircraft Medical is recognised as a founding member of the rapidly emerging video laryngoscope market with its McGRATH video laryngoscope products sold globally.
Prior to commencing the intubation attempt for each laryngoscope, anaesthetists were given the opportunity to adjust the position of the manikin's head and to shape the endotracheal tube (ETT) with or without a malleable metal introducer.
Comparison of the Pentax Airway Scope and McGrath Videolaryngoscope with the Macintosh laryngoscope in tracheal intubation by anaesthetists unfamiliar with videolaryngoscopes: a manikin study.
The C-MAC[TM] Video Laryngoscope has been designed for mobile use, with virtually no learning curve because of the stainless-steel standard blade shapes used.
Our findings support several previous reports of an improved laryngeal view with the TruView laryngoscope compared to the Macintosh laryngoscope3-6.
Our technology is world-leading and we look forward to continuing the global roll-out of our video laryngoscope products.
Inspectors from the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) determined last week that the respiratory therapy staff in the neonatal unit of White Memorial Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles failed to properly clean laryngoscope blades, which are used to insert breathing tubes.