Tactile Method in Confirming Proper Endotracheal Intubation in Emergency Setting; a Letter to Editor Confirm intubation
Archives of Academic Emergency Medicine,
Vol. 9 No. 1 (2021),
Orotracheal intubation is one of the sure ways to manage airways in critical patients (1, 2). Failed intubation (Failure to properly place the endotracheal tube (ETT) in trachea) is a rather common event (3). There have been many techniques to confirm proper intubation, but none of them are applicable in all conditions. Methods such as capnography, tracheal sonography and chest-X-ray, were introduced for verification of proper tracheal intubation but they have their own limitations (4, 5). Given the significance of proper airway management, the authors focused on a secondary method of verifying proper intubation using tracheal tactile method and compared it to existing methods.
- Tactile Method
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