Cancels and replaces the first edition (1984). Lays down critical dimensions and considerations for the junction of any blade and any handle of a hook-on type laryngoscope to allow engagement, lamp illumination and disengagement through multiple cycles. Does not cover: the blade form or handle design other than the interchangeability aspects of the connection between the blade and the handle; the measurement and specification of the lamp illumination intensity; disposable or flexible laryngoscopes, or laryngoscopes designed for surgery; laryngoscopes without a lamp in the blade.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1994-11
Edition : 2Number of pages : 8
Technical Committee:Airways and related equipment