Endotracheal tubes (ETT) are devices used in anesthesia to maintain an open airway during surgery. They are inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose and secure in place with a cuff that seals the trachea and prevents air from leaking. ETTs are connected to an anesthesia machine and a breathing circuit for mechanical ventilation. ETTs also protects the airway from aspirating stomach contents and secretions.
Apparatus and Equipment The Miller laryngoscope is the most widely used straight laryngoscope blade for the visualization of the larynx. Robert A. Miller introduced the Miller […]