A surgical cricothyrotomy is an emergency airway used when healthcare providers are unable to intubate or ventilate their patient with less invasive means. Often depicted in movies, surgical airways are utilized heavily in the tactical and pre-hospital arenas by combat medics and EMS personnel. This video goes in-depth on the anatomy of the neck, indications and contraindications of a cric, along with step by step instructions for performing the procedure.
**Murphy’s Eye, no Islets of Langerhans** my mind was stuck on cellular anatomy for some reason.
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