BURP maneuver | definition of BURP maneuver by Medical dictionary
The application of backward, upward, and rightward pressure to the larynx as part of an effort to facilitate endotracheal intubation, e.g., during advanced cardiac life support.
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Also endotracheal tube and blade size, oral airway need for maintaining ventilation, burp maneuver requirement, and number of attempts were recorded.
There were no statistically significant differences between groups regarding endotracheal tube and blade size, stylet or oral airway need for intubation, or BURP maneuver requirement (p>0.
31 %) it collided against the arytenoid cartilages and a Burp maneuver (mild external compression of the thyroid cartilage towards the back) was required in order to lower the glottis slightly and allow for the passage of the nasotracheal tube.
5 2 %) the nasotracheal tube was directed straight into the esophagus and it was impossible to introduce it through the glottis, despite a Burp maneuver.