MCQ – 74373

Question

A construction worker met with an accident and pre-sented to the trauma centre when a heavy concrete block fell over his face. He was found to have severe maxillofacial and laryngeal injury.

He was not able to open his mouth and, on examination, he is found to have multiple fractures and obstruction in nasopharynx as well as oropharynx.

In order to maintain a patent airway, the following procedure was done for him. Which of the following options define the procedure correctly?

A.

Submental endotracheal intubation

B.

Emergency tracheostomy

C.

Cricothyroidotomy

D.

Subcutaneous tracheostomy

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