Intubation in the emergency room (ER) is a challenging task by itself, as the operator has very little time to assess the airway of the patient in an emergency situation. This race against time to secure the airway creates a loophole for iatrogenic airway injuries. Though the usage of airway gadgets for intubation in ER, is a very common process, one cannot completely rule out the risk of airway injury using these gadgets. This is the first case where we report iatrogenic airway injury caused to the soft palate while intubation in ER using a Glidescope® video laryngoscope. This case report discusses the various aspects of causes, prevention, and approach to iatrogenic airway injuries
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