BT_AM 1.1 Describe the anatomy of the upper airway, larynx and trachea, including its innervation and endoscopic appearance

The turbinates project into the nasal cavity from the nasal septum. TRUE / FALSE

When a curved laryngoscope blade is placed in the vallecula, it elevates the epiglottis by tensing the hyoepiglottic ligament. TRUE / FALSE

In an adult, cricoid pressure blocks the oesophagus by compressing it against the C3 vertebral body. TRUE / FALSE

The sensory innervation of the area just above the vocal cords is from the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve. TRUE / FALSE

The surface landmark that corresponds with the carina is the manubriosternal joint (angle of Louis). TRUE / FALSE

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