Below the cricoid ring are the first two rings of the trachea, and the ISTHMUS of the thyroid overlies those two rings. Ask patient to flex neck slightly forward and relax. Place first two digits of both hands just below cricoid cartilage so that left and right fingers meet on the patient 's midline..
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