Cricoid pressure was applied by an assistant unable to visualise the video image of the C-MAC laryngoscope and a photograph was captured (View A) and stored on an electronic storage medium.
These findings support our hypothesis that when using a C-MAC video laryngoscope, allowing the assistant applying cricoid pressure to see the video screen often improves the laryngoscopic view.
In contrast, the current study looked at a very specific issue in relation to the application of cricoid pressure during indirect laryngoscopy with a C-MAC system.
Another reason for avoiding inferential analysis was the relative subjective assessment of the views and the amount of cricoid pressure applied.
Cricoid pressure to control regurgitation of stomach contents during induction of anaesthesia.
Cricoid pressure does not increase the rate of failed intubation by direct laryngoscopy in adults.
Effect of cricoid pressure on the view at laryngoscopy.
The BURP manoeuvre worsens the glottic view when applied in combination with cricoid pressure.