Extubating in the ED

October 04, 2019 00:29:51
Extubating in the ED
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Extubating in the ED
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Show Notes

Given the development of ED-ICUs and the ever increasing boarding of critically ill patients in the ED, extubation in the ED has become a more common practice. Selecting the appropriate patient and following a practical, organized approach is paramount to safely and successfully performing this procedure. In this podcast, we discuss the pearls and pitfalls of ED Extubation.  Simply an outstanding discussion that you can’t miss!

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