Prompt administration of steroids often pre-empts the need for intubation in most cases of moderate or severe croup.
The use of a rapid sequence induction technique needs be balanced against the risks of difficult intubation in chronically ill patients with poor dentition.
endotracheal intubation can be used successfully under the right conditions.
However there is no proof that routine intubation of all very preterm babies leads to decreased morbidity.
nasogastric intubation, the tube may be difficult to pass, but reflux of gastric fluid is generally obtained.
patency of the upper airway may be difficult to maintain after onset of unconsciousness for the above reasons but intubation is usually not difficult.
The induction of anesthesia is followed by tracheal intubation after the administration of a depolarizing muscle relaxant.
tracheal intubation is the most effective method of securing the pediatric airway.
Tracheal intubation is the most effective method of securing the pediatric airway.
If the airway becomes increasingly obstructed, the child may require intubation (the placing of a tube through the nose or mouth through the larynx into the main air passage to the lungs.
Only a few who are diagnosed require hospitalization, and less than 5 percent require intubation.
Most newborns with diaphragmatic hernias require intubation and ventilation.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and intubation may be necessary.
If the victim's breathing has stopped or is otherwise impaired, a tube is inserted into the windpipe (trachea) to maintain the airway (endotracheal intubation).
Patients with epiglottitis frequently require intubation (insertion of a breathing tube) or a tracheotomy to keep the airway open.
In infants with pulmonary problems, tracheal intubation (an airway placed in the trachea) may be performed.
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