The Mallampati test versus the upper lip bite test in predicting difficult intubation
Chance Buttars, DNAP, CRNA, firstname.lastname@example.org
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The accurate assessment of the airway is one of the most important skills an anesthesia practitioner should perfect. A difficult intubation is often defined as a Cormack Lehane (CL) grade of III or IV in adult patients. The reported frequency of difficult intubation or CL grade III and IV is 12.35% and 9% in those undergoing a general anesthetic.1 Several assessments and scoring systems are used by anesthesia providers with the goal of identifying a potentially difficult intubation.
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Upper Lip Bite Test;
Predictive Value of Tests
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