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With the McGRATH™ MAC video laryngoscope, you can be better prepared for the unexpected. Combining confidence with simplicity and convenience — so your first attempt is your best.
Because airway complications are often unexpected, McGRATH™ MAC video laryngoscopy technology gives you: