Informational Site NetworkInformational Site Network
Privacy
 


Home


Medical Articles


Mother's Remedies


Household Tips


Medicine History


Forgotten Remedies


Search

Medical Articles

Lungs Inflammation Of The

This is a common trouble in our climate, and, fortunately, one...

Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus

The operator standing (as in Fig. 66), inserts the esophagos...

Strychnin

The question of the advisability of strychnin is a constant s...

Fever Scarlet Or Scarlatina

As a first precaution, when an epidemic of this exists, childr...

Seamill Sanatorium And Hydropathic

Very soon after the appearance of these "Papers on Health," th...

Varioloid

is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...

Aconite

Often in cases where our treatment fails to cure, the failure ...

Theory Of Man

Let the question now be raised--What is man? The answer will ...

Contraindications To Esophagoscopy

In the presence of aneurysm, advanced organic disease, exten...

Vitamins For An Older Healthy Person

Someone who is beyond 35 to 40 years of age should still feel...

To Prevent Yellow Fever

Take _Aconite_, _Belladonna_ and _Macrotin_, 1st in rotation ...

Bronchoscopic Oxygen Insufflation

Bronchoscopic oxygen insufflation is a life-saving measure eq...

Additional Rules For The Treatment Of Eruptive Diseases

In all these eruptive diseases, especially small-pox, all I h...

The Progress Of Disease: Irritation, Enervation, Toxemia

Disease routinely lies at the end of a three-part chain that ...

Bowels Inflammation Of

This (called medically Peritonitis) is an inflammation of the ...

Treatment

Bronchoscopy should be done in all cases of chronic pulmonar...

Radiotherapy

Radium and the therapeutic roentgenray are today our only ef...

Oxalic Acid

Neutralise by chalk or lime water, but not by soda or any alka...

Palsy

See Paralysis. ...

Before Perspiration Comes On There Is A Little More Excitement For

a few minutes (41), which must not induce the friends of the pa...



Direct Laryngoscopy Adult Patient





Category: DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery

Before starting, every detail
in regard to instrumental equipment and operating room assistants,
(including an assistant to hold the arms and legs of the patient) must
be complete. Preparation of the patient and the technic of local
anesthesia have been discussed in their respective chapters. The
dorsally recumbent patient is draped with (not pinned in) a sterile
sheet. The head, covered by sterile towels, is elevated, and slight
extension is made at the occipitoatloid joint by the left hand of the
first assistant. The bite block placed on the assistant's right thumb
is inserted into the left angle of the patient's open mouth (see Fig.
50).

The laryngoscope must always and invariably be held in the left hand,
and in such a manner that the greatest amount of traction is made at
the swell of the horizontal bar of the handle, rather than on the
vertical bar.

The right hand is then free for the manipulation of forceps, and the
insertion of the bronchoscope or other instrument. During
introduction, the fingers of the right hand retract the upper lip so
as to prevent its being pinched between the laryngoscope and the
teeth. The introduction of the direct laryngoscope and exposure of the
larynx is best described in two stages.
1. Exposure and identification of the epiglottis.
2. Elevation of the epiglottis and all the tissues attached to the
hyoid bone, so as to expose the larynx to direct view.





Next: First Stage

Previous: Instructions To The Patient



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 1051