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Proper or not, intubation is associated with vocal cord complications.  Improper intubation is actually more likely associated with brain damage & death (if not caught in time) since the patient isn't
Amazing video: Awake endotracheal intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Videos are priceless when trying to teach procedures. This amazing teaching video by Dr. Michael Bailin at Mass General demonstrates a novel way of anesthetizing the airway during an awake intubation...
Trick of the Trade: Difficult intubation -- making lemonade out of lemons by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor control is essential. During endotracheal intubation, suction sometimes just isn't adequate.... Trick of the Trade: Leave the esophageal tube in. Reattempt endotracheal intubation. "When life...
Paucis Verbis: Delayed sequence intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor . You prepare to intubate the patient using a rapid sequence induction protocol: etomidate, succinylcholine, 8-0... intubation (DSI) protocol made famous by Dr. Scott Weingart ( EMCrit  blog). Thanks to Dr. Michelle Reina (EM...
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Prehospital Intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor .” Below is the review of the literature that has changed this philosophy. Does Prehospital Intubation Attempts...%) had pre-hospital ROSC Results: Pre-hospital endotracheal intubation (ETI) vs NO ETI: 25.3% vs 45.3...
Paucis Verbis card: Rapid Sequence Intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor for endotracheal intubations in the Emergency Department where things are chaotic. Strategic planning and anticipation of obstacles during rapid sequence intubation (RSI) are key principles to avoiding complications...
Trick of the Trade: Nasal cannula oxygenation during endotracheal intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor intubation because of a pneumonia and COPD exacerbation. You anticipate that the patient may be a difficult airway intubation and may desaturate quickly during laryngoscopy. While you are setting...
Q&A Session at Wellsphere.com by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven would improper intubation causes vocal cord paralysis? Follow @alvinblin
Sydney HEMS RSI by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor I recently came across a very cool look at Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) from the Sydney, Australia Helicopter Emergency Medicine Services (HEMS) gang. Not only do they have a very nice video...
Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tube & Colloidal Silver by Cindy M. Patient Expert Today's newswire heralded the merits of silver in reducing infections in patients on ventilators: "A silver-coated endotracheal tube may reduce infections with highly resistant bacteria over traditional tubes by nearly half

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Treatment ... In under 1% of croup cases, a child may need intubation. This is when a tube is inserted either through a nos ... » Read on