Journal of Regional Section of Serbian Medical Association in Zajecar

Year 2007     Volumen 32     Number 2-3
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UDK 616.2-001.1 ISSN 0350-2899, 32(2007) br.2-3 p.124-126
Case report

Oral Intubation in Face Injury

Miroslav Cokić, Miroslav Stojanović, Milomir Marinković, Ivan Cokić
Služba za anesteziju i reanimaciju, Zdravstveni centar Zaječar



This paper presents a problem of oral intubation in a patient with face injury. It indicates hipovolemic and unconscious condition, obstruction of upper respiratory tract and a possibility for pulmonary aspiration of blood and gastric contents. There is a description of a successful emergency oral intubation performed without anaesthesia.
Key words: face injury, difficult oral intubation, obstruction of upper respiratory tract, pulmonary aspiration, emergency oral intubation

: kompletan tekst na srpskom jeziku
Note: full text in Serbian
  Corresponding Address:
Miroslav Cokić
P. Radovanovića E-7/10, 19000 Zaječar

Paper received: 25.7.2007.
Paper accepted: 13.8.2007.
Published online: 19.10.2007.
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