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Formula of Park et al for Predicting the Appropriate Uncuffed Endotracheal Tube Size for a Child 3 to 6 Years Old

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Pulmonology & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Park et al predicted the appropriate size of an uncuffed endotracheal tube for a child 3 to 6 years old based on tracheal dimensions in a radiograph. Prediction of tracheal size is difficult in this group because of variability in development. The authors are from Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea.

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