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1

When assessing the Thyromental distance, what are you measuring? What is the normal measurement in centimeters and in fingers?

Distance between the mandible and the anterior neckline.
6.5 cm or 3 fingers
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2

How long are you supposed to hyperoxygenate a patient before attempting an intubation?

2 min with 100% O2

3

How often are you supposed to measure cuff pressure?

Every 4-6 hours.

4

After you intubate, what's the FIRST way to assess correct tube positioning?

Visualization.

5

What size needle do you use for a needle cricothyrotomy?
What size syringe?
What size ET tube do you use?

14 gauge
3 ml syringe
Size 7 ET tube

6

There are four landmarks assessed in the Mallampati score. What are they?
If you can see all four, what is the Mallampati score?

Soft Palate, Uvula, Fauces, and Pillars.
Class 1 if you can see all four.