Oct 03, · Ultimately, the intended purpose and duration of intubation should govern the choice of size. In , Magill suggested “the largest endotracheal tube which the larynx will comfortably accommodate” [ 1 ]. Even 30 years ago, it was common practice to place ‐ or even ‐mm tubes for males and ‐mm tubes for females. the average tube placement for females is 21 cm and for males 24 cm. Once the tube is in place, the assistant removes the ETTI while stabilizing tube manually. Inflates cuff with 10 ml of air and detaches syringe.
By linear regression, a formula was obtained to estimate the optimal ETT length in orotracheally intubated patients: the length from 5 cm above carina to right mouth angle (cm) = - Cited by: This study was carried out with the primary aim of assessing whether the size of the endotracheal tube (ETT) affects the risk of sore throat in women following anaesthesia. METHODS: One hundred.
Sizes are designated as no. 0 to 4, with most adults requiring a Miller no. 2 or 3 blade. Various modified laryngoscope blades provide better visualization of the cords through epiglottis lifting (Mc Coy) or indirect visualization of the cords (Siker and Trueview EVO). Jan 29, · choose appropriate size for patient (the size refers to the internal diameter, ID) eg. adult female mm, adult male mm; but varies with the individual child less than 10 .