Thursday, August 4, 2011

Day 352 of 365 - Laryngoscope

This is one of the few tools carried on the squad that is reusable. We use it to lift the tongue out of the way to view the vocal chords and place an endotracheal tube. This procedure is used to protect the airway of a sick or injured patient.

This is one of the few tools carried on the squad that is reusable.  We use it to lift the tongue out of the way to view the vocal chords and place an endotrachael tube.  This procedure is used to protect the airway of a sick or injured patient.

Enjoy,
Chris