Management of adult acute epiglottitis by tracheal intubation.


:We present a case of adult acute epiglottitis that was successfully managed by endotracheal intubation without the need for subsequent tracheostomy.






Ward CF,Benumof JL,Shapiro HM




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1977-01-01 00:00:00
















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