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Equations of Shibasaki et al for Predicting Endotracheal Tube Size for a Young Child Based on Ultrasonography, Age and Height

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Pulmonology
Emergency Medicine
Pedatrics

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Shibasaki et al used ultrasonographic measurements of subglottic tracheal diameter to select the size of an endotracheal tube for a child. They also reported equations based on age and height. The authors are from Kyoto Prefectural University and the Cleveland Clinic.

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