Used when no trauma, or injury, is suspected.
Used when trauma, or injury, is suspected to open the airway without causing further injury to the spinal cord in the neck.
any injury above the shoulders
someone tells you there is a spinal injury
too small – won’t displace the tongue forward to open airway
because of damage to nasal tissue lining and pharynx and risk of infection
cerebrospinal fluid/blood from ears
(then clear the mouth & give O2)
The head-tilt chin-lift or the jaw thrust?