II. Indication

  1. Opening airway in suspected Cervical Spine Injury

III. Precautions: Assistants must perform other activities

  1. Cervical Spine Immobilization
  2. Ventilation

IV. Technique

  1. Place 2-3 fingers under each side of lower jaw angle
  2. Lift jaw upward and outward

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Ontology: Jaw thrust (C0396612)

Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
SnomedCT 232666000
English jaw thrust, jaw thrusting, Jaw thrust, Jaw thrust (procedure)
Spanish tracción de mandíbula (procedimiento), tracción de mandíbula, tracción mandibular