Emergency Medicine Book


Jaw Thrust

Aka: Jaw Thrust
  1. See Also
    1. Emergency Airway Management
    2. Head Tilt-Chin Lift Maneuver
  2. Indication
    1. Opening airway in suspected Cervical Spine Injury
  3. Precautions: Assistants must perform other activities
    1. Cervical Spine Immobilization
    2. Ventilation
  4. Technique
    1. Place 2-3 fingers under each side of lower jaw angle
    2. Lift jaw upward and outward

Jaw thrust (C0396612)

Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
SnomedCT 232666000
English jaw thrust, jaw thrusting, Jaw thrust, Jaw thrust (procedure)
Spanish tracción de mandíbula (procedimiento), tracción de mandíbula, tracción mandibular
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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