Many 9/11 survivors suffer from upper airway diseases or digestive disorders because of inhaling toxic dust after the fall of the Twin Towers
How do you best determine an initial ventilator mode? Is the patient on the most appropriate mode at the present time? How many modes are available on a specific ventilator?
Endotracheal intubation (ETI), like any other invasive procedure, comes with its own set of inherent risks and potential harmful sequelae.
Ideal positioning can make the difference between a successful endotracheal intubation or death.
Training helps improve skills in both the art and science of using CPAP or BiPAP to improve patient outcomes.