Quiz: How to Insert a Nasospharyngeal Airway
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A nasopharyngeal airway is a component of preliminary upper airway management in patients with apnea or severe ventilatory failure. There are many indications for this procedure. However, placement of a nasopharyngeal airway can be contraindicated in patients who have which of the following characteristics? 

  • A.

    Are obtunded with an intact gag reflex

  • B.

    Have spasm of the muscles of mastication

  • C.

    Sustained a basilar skull fracture

  • D.

    Sustained significant oral trauma

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