Endotracheal tubes: early detection of oesophageal intubation
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Endotracheal tubes: early detection of oesophageal intubation

Nick Castle Consultant nurse, Emergency care at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, Department of emergency care and rescue, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

NICK CASTLE has developed a flowchart to ensure that emergency department practitioners place endotracheal tubes correctly during emergency intubation

Emergency intubation is typically performed in Clinically unstable patients, and in environments that are less well controlled than operating theatres.

Emergency Nurse. 14, 10, 22-25. doi: 10.7748/en2007.

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