This may involve direct visual examination of the inside of the larynx with an instrument called a laryngoscope or indirect examination of the airway with a mirror.
If there is any concern over maintenance of ventilation, an endotracheal tube is place by the surgeon via the laryngoscope .
By mid-century, the stethoscope had been joined by the ophthalmoscope and laryngoscope , the thermometer and spirometer.
The most accurate means of detecting MAS is by examining the vocal cords with a laryngoscope .
The rats were anesthetized lightly with ether and instilled with the sample suspensions via trachea under direct observation with the aid of a laryngoscope .
As specialists, we visualise the pharynx and upper oesophagus with mirrors and a flexible laryngoscope and use rigid endoscopy under anaesthesia, which is the gold standard for investigation of this difficult area.
Many of the survivors would also have died if there had been no endotracheal tubes, laryngoscope , or doctor capable of intubating them.
If the child shows classic signs and symptoms, direct visualization of the supralaryngeal area is carried out promptly using a laryngoscope or bronchoscope.
There were also syringes, metal and leather gags, electrodes and even a laryngoscope , normally used by doctors to examine patients' airways.
A short obese neck and full breasts due to pregnancy may make it difficult to insert the laryngoscope into the mouth.