What device is shown below? When is it used and what are its design features which make it suitable for use?
Name: Glidescope (but mention of a video assisted laryngoscope would be sufficient), used in the setting of a difficult intubation for improved visualization of the cords.
Design features: a specifically angled laryngoscope with an integrated camera allowing direct visualization(via external monitor) of the cords.
Cooper, Richard M., et al. "Early clinical experience with a new videolaryngoscope (GlideScope®) in 728 patients." Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 52.2 (2005): 191-198.
Cavus, Erol, et al. "The C-MAC videolaryngoscope: first experiences with a new device for videolaryngoscopy-guided intubation." Anesthesia & Analgesia 110.2 (2010): 473-477.