Cricoid Pressure (Sellick Maneuver)

Last updated 30/03/15

Definition


Features


Indications


Procedure



Hand placement for cricoid pressure



Cricoid & Thyroid cartilages


Complications




References


  1. Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation: Current Controversey, Anaeshtesia and Analgesia, May 2010;110:5
  2. Picture (Side Profile of Technique): Quora: Is it beneficial to apply cricoid pressure during an intubation?
  3. Picture (Anatomy): Function of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems