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The Cormack-Lehane Classification: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the First Published Description   

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD1

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management and Director of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Received from the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Key Words  

Conventional laryngoscopic view grading: Cormack-Lehane classification.

Notable names in anesthesia: Ronald Sidney Cormack and John Robert Lehane.

 

Published: October 28, 2009.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Zadrobilek E. The Cormack-Lehane classification: twenty-fifth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 5, 2008-2009.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume05/historicalnote02/default.htm

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Last updated: October 28, 2009.

 


 

Summary

Introduction

Original Classification and Modifications

References


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