Friday, January 8, 2021

Tripod position mnemonic

Hi everyone!

Short mnemonic is here..

“Tripod TONE is forwarding air into the Lungs” 

T = Trunk leaning forward (with outstretched hands placed on the knees) 

O = Open Mouth 

NE  = Neck hyperextended with chin thrust forward 

Seen in acute airway obstruction : 

Pediatric Epiglottitis

Ludwig angina 

Severe respiratory distress (eg. Severe asthma) 

Thank you!

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