What is the first thing you should do before inserting a nasopharyngeal airway?
Make sure the patient does not have a gag reflex.
Look up the nose to make sure the nostrils are large enough for a nasopharyngeal airway.
Tilt the head back, lube the airway, and insert it into the nostril.
Select the correct size.
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