PREDICTOR FACTORS FOR DIFFICULT INTUBATION
*Tanvir Hussain, Anish Patil and Javed Munir
Airway management is a cornerstone of anesthetic management of the patient and it is highly critical and crucial for the safety of the patient during the preoperative period. Having the foresight and prior knowledge to assess the airway’s condition would serve in alleviating many of the concerns of the anesthetists and would have a significant impact on appropriate airway management. We present our audit study of 50 patients in which we looked for effectiveness of different factors which can predict difficult intubation.
Keywords: Difficult intubation, Thyromental Distance, Direct laryngoscopy.
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