Intubation. By Vincent Pijuan. https:// www.esaic.org / esa -news/ea20-newsletter-session-11d1-does-my-patient-need-awake-intubation-pro-con-debate/.
What is Intubation?. Medical procedure in which a tube is inserted either in the: Mouth or Nose.
Equipment. Nasal and oral airways u Laryngoscope u tube with stylet Bag-valve- mask PETC02 detector Tape 12-mL syringe Yankauer suction Bougie.
Indications. Acute respiratory failure aka hypercapnea Airway protection Overriding Indications: Required PPV Acute or short-term for surgery.
Contraindications. Patient refusal Severe airway trauma or obstruction Difficult or failed intubation attempts.
Side Effects. Hoarseness in voice Dental trauma Ulcers Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) Sinusitis.
Benefits & Success Rates. Allows patient to receive 100% O2 Reduces risk of aspiration Provides tracheal suctioning Medication delivery 98% success rate!.
References. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003449.htm https://www.medicinenet.com/equipment_medications_endotracheal_intubation/article.htm https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK560730/ https://www.myamericannurse.com/continuous-waveform-capnography-crucial-tool-ed-clinicians/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470403/#:~:text=Indications%20for%20intubation%20to%20secure,or%20'trauma%20to%20the%20box%20( https://www.intechopen.com/chapters/59759 https://blog.sscor.com/oropharyngeal-vs.-nasopharyngeal-intubation-pros-and-cons https:// pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /25907462/.