Complications of endotracheal intubation.

  title={Complications of endotracheal intubation.},
  author={J Adriani and Mohsen Naraghi and Michael V Ward},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={81 6},
Tracheal intubation for airway control, once done only by anesthesiologists during surgical procedures, is now being done by physicians in other specialties and by nurses, technicians, and paramedics in areas other than the operating room. Intubation, however, does not always assure a patent airway. Unrecognized esophageal placement of endotracheal tubes is… CONTINUE READING