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Migraine And Colic: Could It Be … Sleep Disordered Breathing? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor with what we call the palate-epiglottis lockup.  There is a good picture in Dr. Steven Park’s book, Sleep Interrupted which shows this.  Because of the overlap of the soft palate and the epiglottis, the infant...
Why Speech is the Achilles’ Heel of the Human Race by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor overlaps with the epiglottis, which is the hood-like cartilaginous structure that makes up the upper part of the voice box. As the epiglottis separates away from the soft palate, human speech becomes possible...
Why Humans Choke and Die: A Link to Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor . This is a space created behind the tongue when the epiglottis (the top part of the voice box) separated away from the soft palate. In human infants and animals, the soft palate stays overlapped with the epiglottis...
Article review: Glidescope success in difficult airway simulation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor portion of glottis can be seen; Grade III: only epiglottis may be seen (none of glottis seen); Grade IV: neither epiglottis nor glottis can be seen Intubation success Cormack Lehane classification Results...
Paucis Verbis card: Angioedema by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor , using technology, we were able to visualize a normal epiglottis and a grossly normal laryngeal anatomy. An example of an abnormal nasopharyngoscopy image is shown below with a slightly edematous epiglottis, normal...
Trick of the trade: Endotracheal tube lubrication by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Does your endotracheal tube get caught up on a swollen or floppy epiglottis during insertion... may become “caught up” along the epiglottis. Because it is difficult to predict when this may happen, pre-lubricate...
Acute breathing difficulties in children by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook condition where the epiglottis swells and causes obstruction of the windpipe. The epiglottis is a flap...
Houston..We have Terrible Two's by texastwinmom Healthy Living Professional like deadly infections (we already had one scary one - Epiglottis last November) and lymphomas are very real...
Too late by Stuart G. Patient Expert and all I could see was part of his epiglottis. I made three attempts to secure it but we were forced to continue...
Pediatric Code Blue by Nurse William Registered Nurse we hoped not to see but knew we would- the "thumb sign," indicating that the girl's epiglottis was swelling...

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