Checklist for Emergency Intubation in Trauma Patient

AEM published “A Preprocedural Checklist Improves the Safety of Emergency Department Intubation of Trauma Patients” in July. This is a prospective, pre-post intubation¬† study on 141 trauma

patients who intubated in ED. Rate of intubation related complication pre intervention was 9.2% compare with 1.5 % post intervention. This study shows importance of being prepared and following checklist can enhance patient safety during emergent procedures.

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