Classic Intubation and Tracheostomy Procedures

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This medical exhibit depicts the normal procedures for laryngoscopic endotracheal intubation and the placement of a tracheostomy tube. The first illustration pictures endotracheal intubation with labels for the oral cavity, tongue, epiglottis, glottis, trachea, endotracheal tube, esophagus and laryngoscope. The second graphic portrays the placement of a tracheostomy tube, showing the incision site as a small inset.

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