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Although the use of a gum-elastic bougie to secure an airway is well described, its use during extubation is not well documented. A bougie was passed through the endotracheal tube (ETT) prior to extubation in anticipation of possible reintubation of a patient with a difficult airway. Once the bougie was in place, the ETT was removed over it. Later, when the(More)
Inadequate medical device training caused operating errors with fatal consequences. Providing healthcare staff with training, however, is difficult because of several organizational and social challenges. E-learning can potentially provide the means to tackle these challenges, but the benefits of e-learning have not yet been fully capitalized. In this(More)
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