Sellick maneuver


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Sel·lick ma·neu·ver

(sel'ik),
pressure applied to the cricoid cartilage, to prevent regurgitation during tracheal intubation in the anesthetized patient.
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Sel·lick ma·neu·ver

(sel'ik mă-nū'vĕr)
Pressure applied to the cricoid cartilage, to prevent regurgitation or to make the vocal cords easier to visualize during tracheal intubation in the anesthetized patient.
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Sellick,

Brian A., 20th century English anesthetist.
Sellick maneuver - pressure applied to the cricoid cartilage to prevent regurgitation during tracheal intubation in the anesthetized patient.
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Reverse sellick maneuver. Anesth Analg 1989;68(3):423.