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How well do you know your blades? This graphic has what you need to know!
- Mac and miller blades are introduced in Rose/sniffing position while hyperangulated blades are deployed with the neck in neutral position
- Tip of the Mac blade should be placed in the vallecula, while the Miller blade in positioned under (posterior) to the epiglottis
- A “great” view with the hyperangulated blade can lead to difficult tube introduction: “The objects are closer than they appear on the screen!”