Win with the chin

March 25, 2010 by  
Filed under All Updates, Resus

Medical students and junior doctors were successfully taught correct airway management positioning for intubation on a manikin when told to position the manikin in the best position to win a running race, where the chin wins the race. (The so-called ‘win with the chin’ position). This was superior to the traditional ‘sniff the morning air’ position.

"Intubate Meee!!"

Teaching airway management to novices: a simulator manikin study comparing the ‘sniffing position’ and ‘win with the chin’ analogies
Br J Anaesth. 2010 Apr;104(4):496-500

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