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- n. The examination of the throat using a laryngoscope.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of using the laryngoscope; investigations made with the laryngoscope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of using the laryngoscope; inspection of the larynx.
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During introduction, the head must be maintained in the same relative position to the table as that described for direct laryngoscopy, that is, elevated and extended.
These are areas that the doctor cannot see during the flexible laryngoscopy.
Flexible laryngoscopy -- A test in which the doctor passes a tiny tube with a camera and light at the end through the nose and into the airway to look for problems.
This allows time to perform procedures such as direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, tracheostomy, surfactant administration, cyst decompression
The portion of the table indicated by the dotted line may be dropped or not, but the back of the head must never go lower than here shown, for direct laryngoscopy; and it is better to have it at least 10 cm. above the level of the table.
If anesthesia is to be used, direct laryngoscopy will never reach its full degree of usefulness, because anesthesia makes a major procedure out of a minor one.
* Diagnosis of laryngeal conditions in young children is possible only by direct laryngoscopy and is neglected in almost all of the cases.
The glottis is exposed by left-handed laryngoscopy.
Direct laryngoscopy is the only method by which the larynx of children can be seen.
The larynx is to be exposed as in direct laryngoscopy, the right pyriform sinus identified, the tip of the speculum inserted therein, and gently insinuated to the cricopharyngeal constriction.