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Emergency Airway Management of Penetrating Injury of Neck


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1 KIMS, Hubli, India

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.

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Tracheostomy, Cricoid Cartilage, Airway Management.
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Authors

Pratishruti
KIMS, Hubli, India
H. R. Ashwini
KIMS, Hubli, India
H. Shantha
KIMS, Hubli, India
Safiya Shaikh
KIMS, Hubli, India

Abstract


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.

Keywords


Tracheostomy, Cricoid Cartilage, Airway Management.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP037