Items Needed to Perform Rapid Sequence Intubation

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jun 15, 2021 6:00:00 AM

 

Rapid sequence intubation, sometimes called rapid sequence induction, is an anesthesia technique used for patients with a high risk of pulmonary aspiration. It helps prevent aspiration by reducing the interval of time between loss of consciousness and inflation of the endotracheal tube cuff. Without the right equipment, rapid sequence intubation becomes impossible. Here’s what you need to have on hand to properly perform this technique: 

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