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Table 1 Indication for invasive airway access in n = 18 cases

From: Prehospital cricothyrotomies in a helicopter emergency medical service: analysis of 19,382 dispatches

• trauma (9 cases)
 - traffic accident: 5
 - fall from height: 2
 - other trauma causes: 2
• non-trauma, medical (9 cases)
 - cardiovascular event: 3
 - foreign body aspiration: 2
 - anaphylaxis: 1
 - other non-trauma causes: 3
  1. Legend 1: The indications for the invasive, transcutaneous airway access in the n = 18 cases were diverse, dividable grossly into 9 trauma cases and 9 non-trauma, medical cases