Keywords: Pediatric Laryngoscope blade size, RSI, Airway Management, Intubation (PubMed Search)
Remember in the heat and pressure of a pediatric intubation (if you don't have your Pediatic Qwic Card handy) you can estimate what size blade to use very quickly and successfully by using facial landmarks!!
And remember to start with a straight blade (Miller, Wisconsin, Guedel, Wis-Hipple etc.) for your patients under 2 years of age because:
Pediatric Emergency Care. 22(4):226-229, April 2006.
Mellick, Larry B. MS, MD, FAAP, FACEP ; Edholm, Thomas MD, FACEP ; Corbett, Stephen W. MD, PhD, FACEP