Why would you clamp a tracheal tube?

This video explains the rationale for clamping the tracheal tube in PEEP-dependent patients prior to switching ventilator circuits, a manoeuvre that is included in our Difficult Oxygenation Operating Procedure


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3 Responses to Why would you clamp a tracheal tube?

  1. medest118 says:

    Reblogged this on MEDEST and commented:
    Very imprtant tip to improve care during transfer of the ventilated patients. There’s also an explaination video of the technique based on animal model. Surprisingly efficient and comfortably si,ple for retrivialist professionals.

  2. Nice tip fellas and this reminds me why GSA-HEMS are leaders in practice and FOAMed – use of such videos to share expertise is to be commended

  3. Pingback: Clamping the endotracheal tube • LITFL

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