Endotracheal Intubation

Agnes A Swamy

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This articles deals with the endotracheal intubation in pediatric age group. It gives in depth information regarding its indication, contraindication, equipment, procedure and the importance of documentation. It also elaborates on cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tubes. It also explains about the various calculation of measurements which has to be taken care while fixing the endotracheal tube. 

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PALS manual 2005. Download from http://cir.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/112/24suppl/ IV-167. 

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Khilani P. Procedures in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. India J Pediatric 1993; 60:67-80

Gallaghar T.J Endotracheal Intubation. Critical acre clin 1992;8:665-76

Tendolkar BA, Parulekar SV. Endotracheal Intubation In Parulekar SV (Ed): Clinical Manual of Medical Procedures Bombay:Bhalani Publishing house,1996; 162-72

Ravikumar T, Thangadori C, Parthasarthy A, Common Procedures in Paediatric Practice, In Parthasarathy A, Menon PSN, Nair MKC etal (Eds): IAP text book of Paediatrics 2nd edition New-Delhi: Jaypee Brothers, 2002; 928-41

Guha DK (Ed):Neonatology: Principles & Practices (2nd edition) New-Delhi: Jaypee Brothers 1998; 200-20

Suchitra Ranjit Manual of Paediatric Emergency and Critical Care 2nd edition paras 2010 26-28

PALS manual 2005. Download from http://cir.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/112/24suppl/ IV-167.


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