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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Endotracheal intubation in the ICU

Critical Care 2015, 19:258  doi:10.1186/s13054-015-0964-z

Lapinsky S, SE et al

Endotracheal intubation in the ICU is a high-risk procedure, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. Up to 40% of cases are associated with marked hypoxemia or hypotension. The ICU patient is physiologically very different from the usual patient who undergoes intubation in the operating room, and different intubation techniques should be considered......... 

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