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Anesthesiology Research and Practice
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 5836397, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5836397
Research Article

Magnitude and Predisposing Factors of Difficult Airway during Induction of General Anaesthesia

College of Medicine and Health Science, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Amare Hailekiros Gebregzi

Received 9 February 2017; Revised 25 April 2017; Accepted 7 May 2017; Published 11 July 2017

Academic Editor: Enrico Camporesi

Copyright © 2017 Sileshi Abiy Workeneh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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