Vol 3, No 2 (2018)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2018-09-28

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The ETView tracheoscopic ventilation tube for trauma patient intubation

Marcin Madziała1
Disaster Emerg Med J 2018;3(2):69-70.


The authors discuss the extremely important problem of intubating a patient who has a difficult access to the airways.

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