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Airway_ETT Confirmation

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Eric H Chou, Eitan Dickman, Po-Yang Tsou, Mark Tessaro, Yang-Ming Tsai, Matthew Huei-Ming Ma, Chien-Chang Lee, John Marshall
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to undertake a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize evidence on the diagnostic value of ultrasonography for the assessment of endotracheal tube placement in adult patients. METHODS: The major databases, PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library, were searched for studies published from inception to June 2014. We selected studies that used ultrasonography to confirm endotracheal tube placement. The search was limited to human studies, and had no publication date or country restrictions...
May 2015: Resuscitation
Saurabh Kumar Das, Nang Sujali Choupoo, Rudrashish Haldar, Amitabh Lahkar
PURPOSE: Early confirmation of endotracheal tube placement is of paramount importance to prevent hypoxia and its catastrophic consequences. Despite certain limitations, capnography is considered the gold standard to evaluate the proper placement of an endotracheal tube. Ultrasound is a novel tool with some definitive advantages over capnography. It enables a real-time view and can be performed quickly; furthermore, it is independent of pulmonary blood flow and does not require lung ventilation...
April 2015: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesth├ęsie
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