Inexpensive video-laryngoscopy guided intubation using a personal computer: initial experience of a novel technique

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(improvised video laryngoscope setup during testing a colleague and I did)

In the October edition of Journal of Clinical monitoring and Computing , a must read journal to add to your watch list!!
this Gem from Indian doctors!
Here is the article
Inexpensive video-laryngoscopy guided intubation using a personal computer: initial experience of a novel technique
They assembled a working Macintosh bladed video laryngoscope using off the shelf gear and then used it successfully on a small cohort of anaesthesia elective patients.
This reminds me of Dr Malcolm Russell’s demonstration of similar concept using a video borescope he bought from a local hardware store
HOMEMADE video laryngoscope Russell style!

For those wondering, I am still chasing the sub $100 disposable wiFI enabled VL device that can connect wirelessly to your mini iPaD!

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