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5 Million Difficult Intubations Occur Worldwide Annually

There are over 50 million endotracheal intubations worldwide each year, growing at a rate of over 5% annually. 5 million of these intubations each year are considered to be difficult – this means a trained anesthesiologist needs more than 3 attempts or more than 10 min for a successful intubation.

The reality is a trained anesthesiologist is not always the one tasked with an endotracheal intubation. Often times less experienced and qualified professionals such nurses, residents and EMTs encounter difficult intubations.

The lack of adequate experience and expertise administering the procedure leads to painful consequences. Dental damage, trauma to the voice box and other painful and potentially litigious conditions for medical facilities to deal with are commonplace with difficult intubations.

An Innovative Guide for Tracheal Tube Insertion

The PneumaGlide is ideal for manual intubation in emergency situations and works with traditional glidescope to make the process of intubation easier.

  • Prevents dental damage
  • Prevents inaccurate tube placement
  • Prevents reflux of acid from stomach to lungs
  • Patented
  • FDA Class 1 
  • Disposable
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US Patent #8,464,710 B1

Prevent Damage to Teeth, Throat and Voice Box

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Using the PneumaGlide during intubation enables medical professionals to protect the patient’s teeth, larynx, throat and voice box from damage, while also blocking stomach reflux.

With the PneumaGlide’s innovative, patented design, professionals can intubation patients with ease, avoiding a painful experience for the patient and major liabilities for hospital and medical clinics.

The PneumaGlide is currently part of a 400 patient research study at the VA Hospital of Buffalo and will soon be available for sale through medical distributors worldwide.

Why PneumaGlide is Better

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Doctors

  • Ease of Use
  • Reduces Complications
  • Reduces Mortality Rates
  • Prevents Litigation
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EMTs

  • Ease of Use
  • Less Skill Required
  • Dental / Throat Protection
  • Prevents Litigation
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Hospitals

  • Lowers Risk
  • Improved Patient Care
  • Reduces Mortality Rates
  • Prevents Litigation
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Patients

  • Less Complications
  • Less Discomfort
  • No Dental Damage

Invented by Board Certified Anesthesiologist

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  • Ease of Use
  • Reduces Complications
  • Reduces Mortality Rates
  • Prevents Litigation

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