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A Comprehensive Scoring System for Predicting Difficult Intubation

Purpose:

To predict difficulty in intubation by the use of a scoring system based on patient attributes.

Specialty:

General Surgery & Anesthesiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C00-D49, G00-G99, H00-H59, H60-H95, I00-I99, J00-J99, K00-K95, M00-M99, N00-N99, Q00-Q99

Description:

A scoring system based on physical attributes can be used to identify patients at risk for difficult tracheal intubation.

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