Survey of throat pack use for oral surgery procedures

9 quick questions on the use of throat packs for patients undergoing general anaesthetics for oral surgery procedures.

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* 1. Do you use a throat pack for routine oral surgical procedures?

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* 2. Does the type of airway used influence your decision? (i.e. cuffed tube or LMA)

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* 3. Who always, or nearly always, places the throat pack?

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* 4. Is your throat pack material radio-opaque?

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* 5. Is the throat pack included in the WHO checklist?

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* 6. Is the throat pack included in the scrub nurse's swab count?

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* 7. Who is responsible for the removal of the throat pack?

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* 8. Are you aware of any incidents of retained throat packs?

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* 9. Are you aware of a recent consensus statement by DAS, BAOMS and ENT-UK published in 'Anaesthesia' in 2018?

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* 10. Are there any other comments you would like to make? 
Thank you for your time in completing this survey.

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