Figure 2-8. Vallecula epiglottica.
Grasp the tube with the right hand.
(8) Advance the tip of the endotracheal tube carefully between the vocal
cords until the upper cuff is below the level of the vocal cords.
Insert the oropharyngeal airway (J-tube) to act as a bite block.
Figure 2-9. Visualization of the vocal cords.