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sellick's maneuver

sellick's maneuver in Medicine

Sellick's maneuver Sel·lick's maneuver (sěl'ĭks)
A method of preventing regurgitation of an anesthetized patient during endotracheal intubation by applying pressure to the cricoid cartilage.

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