Difficult intubation scoring
Is the child at risk of difficult ET intubation? Use this calculator to know, by entering certain criteria about your child.
- thyromental distance (TMD): thyroid prominence to the chin
- vertical neck length: thyroid prominence to sternal notch
- neck circumference: circumference at the level of the cricoid
- anterior subluxation: ability to protrude the lower incisors beyond the upper incisors
Nath G Sekar M. Predicting difficult intubation – A comprehensive scoring system. Anaesth Intens Care. 1997; 25: 482-486.