Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Measuring size of OPA and NPA mnemonic

The oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway are temporary airway devices. You need to select an appropriate size before inserting the airway.

Here is a mnemonic for the same!

Size of Oropharyngeal airway mnemonic: AA
Angle of mouth to angle of the mandible

Size of Nasopharyngeal airway mnemonic: TT
Tip of the nose to the tragus

If you get confused between which one is for which - AoA and TnT mnemonic.

That's all!
-IkaN


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