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.

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.

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.