BURP maneuver to improve view of glottis during intubation

  • BURP stands for: Backwards, Upwards, Rightward Pressure
  • If during intubation, the glottis is not visible readily, the assistant can catch hold of the thyroid cartilage and push it backwards, upwards and towards the right
  • It greatly improves the view of the glottis and helps intubation

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