Introduction to several different airways an anesthesiologist ...
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Introduction to several different airways an anesthesiologist can utilize or may encounter in practice, along with their indications and contraindications.  Pictures show each device, and in some cases, how they are placed within the patient's airway.



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My name is Indraneel Prabhu, or Indy for short, and I am an M4 at Touro University Nevada.  I was born in India and raised in the Bay Area, CA.  Throughout my time in medical school, I saw the value in free open-access education at all levels, and hope to provide quality content!
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