Quiz: How to Insert an Oropharyngeal Airway
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Oropharyngeal airways are rigid intraoral devices that conform to the tongue and displace it away from the posterior pharyngeal wall. This type of airway is used in patients who have apnea or severe ventilatory failure. Which of the following is an absolute contraindication of this procedure? 

  • A.



  • B.

    Lack of a gag reflex


  • C.

    Oral trauma


  • D.



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