When to Perform Nasotracheal Suctioning

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 5, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

We all know what an important role suctioning plays in airway management. Imagine treating a respiratory, trauma, or cardiac arrest patient without the aid of suction. Impossible, right? Effective nasotracheal suctioning can mean the difference between a patent and non-patent airway. It can also mean the difference between life or death for your patient.

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Topics: Emergency medical suction, nasotracheal intubation

Emergency Suction and Intubation: Best Practices

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 21, 2017 4:30:00 AM

When you think of intubation, you should automatically be thinking "suction." The two treatments go hand in hand; you cannot safely intubate without the aid of suction, which is why you must include the portable suction unit anytime there is the possibility of intubating.

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Topics: EMS suction, nasotracheal intubation

The Do's and Don'ts of Nasotracheal Intubation

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 2, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Emergency medical suction, nasotracheal intubation