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),
1 January 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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