chin-lift maneuver

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head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver

Emergency medicine A maneuver used in rescue breathing, which is required for performing mouth-to-mouth and mouth-to-nose resuscitation. See Rescue breathing. Cf Jaw-thrust maneuver.
Head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver
Head tilt One hand is placed over victim's forehead and firm, backward pressure is applied with palm to tilt the head back
Chin lift Fingers of other hand are placed under bony portion of the lower jaw near the chin to bring the chin forward and the teeth almost to occlusion, which supports the jaw and helps tilt the head back; the fingers must not press deeply in the soft tissues under the chin, as this might obstruct the airway; for mouth-to-nose breathing, ↑ pressure is applied by the chin hand to further close the mouth; dentures are removed only if necessary  

chin-lift maneuver

See Head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver.
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Titration of sedation, assessment of airway patency and chin lift maneuvers (two incidences) were guided by transcutaneous carbon dioxide (t[CO.sub.2]) levels as well.
2 Check their breathing | Maintain the head tilt and chin lift, and look for chest movement.
Two of 23 patients required chin lift and airway placement, 5 children moved, and one child had excessive secretion.
Step 2 of 5: Check their breathing | |Maintain the head tilt and chin lift, and look for chest movement.
The incidence is maximum between the age group from 1 month to 1 year; 16/34 {47.05%} of patients were relieved from laryngospasm in step 3 using IV Propofol bolus dose with chin lift jaw thrust and gentle IPPV with 100% [O.sub.2].
"A simple chin lift or the use of an instrument to move the tongue may well have been all that was needed to save his life.
* A--using a head tilt / chin lift manoeuvre, open the airway and look in the victim's mouth.
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That method has been replaced (for many years now) by the head tilt chin lift method.
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