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52 in 52: Airway Assessment Score

In preparation for airway simulation lab, we read: Reed MJ, Dunn MJG, McKeown DW. 2005. Can an airway assessment score predict difficulty at intubation in the emergency department? Emerg Med J. 22(2):99-102. Take home points: LEMON criteria:  (L- Look externally for characteristics known to cause difficulty; E- Evaluate the 3-3-2 rule; M- Mallampati; O- Obstruction; …

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