Monday, 09 April 2018 at 1:13:51 PM by AC:
Guedel’s Oropharyngeal airways are designed to lift the tongue off the posterior pharyngeal wall preventing airway obstruction.
For use in paediatrics, instert directly over the tongue, ideally with the aid of a tongue depressor.
When inserting into an adult, rotate 180 degrees from concave upwards position as the airway is inserted over the tongue. Lubricant may aid insertion.
Anatomically correct for patient comfort
Colour coded in size order
Large lumen enables exchange of expired air