Head Tilt

Some articles on head, head tilt:

Congenital Fourth Nerve Palsy - Presentation
... Young children adopt a compensatory head position in order to compensate for the underacting superior oblique muscle ... The characteristic head tilt is usually away from the affected side to reduce eye strain and prevent double vision (diplopia) ... Old photographs may reveal the presence of a consistent head tilt (ocular torticollis) from an early age ...
Airway Management - Airway Maneuvers - Head-tilt Chin-lift
... Head-tilt chin-lift — The head-tilt chin-lift is the primary maneuver used in any patient in whom cervical spine injury is not a concern ... open airway in an unconscious patient is to use a head tilt chin lift technique, thereby lifting the tongue from the back of the throat ...

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