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Ventilators and endotracheal tubes

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Capital Health (N.S.). Critical Care Emergency Resource Team. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0720
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This pamphlet defines ventilators (breathing machines, endotracheal tubes (breathing tubes) and suctioning (clearing of secretions). The pamphlet describes why a breathing tube is used, how it is inserted, what happens when the tube is in place, when the tube will be removed, alarms and monitoring, sedation, and potential risks.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Extubation
Airway Management
Critical Care
Intubation, Intratracheal
Ventilators, Mechanical
Other Subjects
Airway extubation
Respirators (Medical equipment)
Respiratory intensive care
Abstract
This pamphlet defines ventilators (breathing machines, endotracheal tubes (breathing tubes) and suctioning (clearing of secretions). The pamphlet describes why a breathing tube is used, how it is inserted, what happens when the tube is in place, when the tube will be removed, alarms and monitoring, sedation, and potential risks.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0720