SS_PA 1.1 Paediatric Airway Anatomy

Oops, looks like we haven’t had any anatomy for a while.

SS_PA 1.1 Describe the anatomy of the neonatal airway, how this changes with growth and development and the implications for airway management

TRUE/FALSE Under extension of the neck may cause airway obstruction in the neonate

TRUE/FALSE Over extension of the neck may cause airway obstruction in the neonate

TRUE/FALSE Infants are obligate nasal breathers

TRUE/FALSE Neonates have a large tongue in comparison to the oropharynx

TRUE/FALSE Infants are unable to breathe via the mouth

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