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Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives.
A review of our 2018 article discussing post-intubation management of sedation and pain control to improve patient outcomes.
The need for advanced patient ventilation has been at the forefront of patient care during the coronavirus pandemic. The shortage of mechanical ventilators has also surfaced as an overall shortfall in many systems.
A new report is shining a spotlight on a deadly problem in Rhode Island: Intubated patients are arriving to hospitals in ambulances with breathing tubes that lead to the patient's stomach — not the lungs.