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Anesthesia is increasingly safe. Major complications of airway management are no more common but still the most life-threatening condition amongst anesthesia practice and even medicine. Thyromental height test (TMHT) is an objective measure of the height between the anterior borders of the mentum and thyroid cartilage, measured while the patient is lying supine with the mouth closed. This study was designed to assess the validity of the TMHT as a single objective predictor for difficult laryngoscopy and to be compared to other objective measures.
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-16T17:41:02-0500
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A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the TRACHEA. This results in a floppy tracheal wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the BRONCHI. This results in a floppy bronchial wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
The ratio of WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE to BODY HEIGHT.
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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, just above thecollarbone and is an endocrine gland that make hormones. These Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body, including how fast the body burns calories and how fast th...