McGRATH MAC product in clinical setting

Maximize your chance for first-attempt success1

For clinicians who intubate, preparation is everything. Now, clinicians can improve their chances of first-attempt success with the McGRATH® MAC enhanced direct laryngoscope (EDL). This device combines the familiar feel and technique of direct laryngoscopy with the view of an inline video display camera.

What is EDL?

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Introducing the Enhanced Direct Laryngoscope

An enhanced direct laryngoscope (EDL) combines the familiarity of direct laryngoscopy and a Macintosh blade with video technology.

The McGRATH® MAC enhanced direct laryngoscope was designed to advance the practice of tracheal intubation:

  • - Combines direct and indirect visualization
  • - Uses the same technique as conventional direct laryngoscopy
  • - Cost-effective as a first-line intubation tool

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  1. Su YC, Chen CC, Lee YK, Lee JY, Lin KJ. Comparison of video laryngoscopes with direct laryngoscopy for tracheal intubation: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2011;28(11):788-795.

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Any comparative claims on this page are in respect to direct laryngoscopy.

Covidien is the sole acute care distributor for the McGRATH® MAC video laryngoscope in the U.S., UK, Japan, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada.

The McGRATH® MAC video laryngoscope complies with EN 60601-1 and EN 60601-1-2 safety standards. The CE mark indicates that it meets the requirements of European Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices. The device is regulated in the USA under FDA Regulation Number 868.5540 and device listed under the name “McGRATH MAC.”

“McGRATH” and “Aircraft” are registered trademarks of Aircraft Medical Limited. “CameraStick” and "X blade" are trademarks of Aircraft Medical Limited.

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