Monday, October 24, 2016

Endotracheal Intubation Procedure

 Endotracheal Intubation Procedure or ETT is s an emergency procedure that’s often
performed on people who are unconscious or who can’t breathe on their own. EI maintains an open airway and helps prevent suffocation.

نتيجة بحث الصور عن ‪Endotracheal Intubation Procedure‬‏

You may need  Endotracheal Intubation Procedure  for one of the following reasons:
  • to open your airways so that you can receive an anesthetic, medication, or oxygen
  • to protect your lungs from damage
  • you’ve stopped breathing or you’re having difficulty breathing to secure airway
  • you need a machine (ambu bag or ventilator) to help you breathe
  • you have a head injury
You need two trial only to intubate the patient in Emergency Department after oxygenation of the patient and suction if needed
if you fail after two trial ,please Dont try adain just oxygenate the patient and use laryngeal mask airway.
Dont waste more time in intubation ,laryngeal mask airway enough and go to search about underling cause to treat.  نتيجة بحث الصور عن ‪Endotracheal Intubation Procedure‬‏
More serious complications may occur in older adults who have serious medical problems. These complications are rare but may include:
  • heart attack
  • lung infection
  • stroke
  • temporary mental confusion
  • death

Intubation Risks

There are some risks related to intubation, such as:
  • a buildup of too much water in your tissues
  • bleeding
  • a collapsed lung

How Is Endotracheal Intubation Done?

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What to Expect After Endotracheal Intubation

You may have some difficulty swallowing after the procedure, but this should go away quickly.
There’s also a slight risk that you’ll experience complications from the procedure. Make sure you call your doctor right away if you’re showing any of the following symptoms:
  • swelling of your face and throat pain
  • a sore throat
  • chest pain
  • difficulty swallowing
  • neck pain and maybe swelling



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