“An esophageal intubation is no sin, but there is great sin in not recognizing such a placement.” — U.S. Special Operations Combat Medical Skills Sustainment Course
Properly intubating the trachea is a difficult task that takes a lot of practice for initial competency and to maintain the skill. A common—and sometimes fatal—error is that we end up in the patient’s esophagus. Luckily, there are tools and technology that can help us to confirm tube placement not only during initial placement, but to ensure our intubated patient maintains a patent airway and is being adequately ventilated throughout transport.
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Sponsored By Nonin Medical, Inc.
Nonin Medical makes noninvasive measurements simple by developing innovative technologies and reliable products. We make pulse and regional oximeters, capnographs, sensors, software solutions, and deliver consistent results for healthcare professionals and consumers worldwide.
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