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Emergency Airway Management of Penetrating Injury of Neck
Penetrating injury to the neck is a life-threatening emergency because of potential injury to vital structures of the neck and thorax. Successful management depends on prompt recognition of injury, proper surgical intervention. Mortality rate ranges between 3% and 6% mainly due to vascular injury.
Tracheostomy, Cricoid Cartilage, Airway Management.
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