Rapid sequence induction in the emergency department: a strategy for failure.

@article{Carley2002RapidSI,
  title={Rapid sequence induction in the emergency department: a strategy for failure.},
  author={Simon Carley and Carl L. Gwinnutt and Jo Butler and Ian Sammy and Pete Driscoll},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          109-13
        }
}
BACKGROUND Rapid sequence induction (RSI) is increasingly used by emergency physicians in the emergency department. A feared complication of the technique is the inability to intubate and subsequently ventilate the patient. Current drills based on anaesthetic practice may be unsuitable for use in the emergency department. OBJECTIVE To construct a drill for failed adult intubation in the emergency department. METHODS Literature review and consensus knowledge. RESULTS A drill for failed… CONTINUE READING

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