The impact of video laryngoscopy use during urgent endotracheal intubation in the critically ill.

@article{Kory2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of video laryngoscopy use during urgent endotracheal intubation in the critically ill.},
  author={Pierre Kory and Keith Guevarra and Joseph Palackal Mathew and Abhijith Hegde and Paul Henry Mayo},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={117 1},
  pages={144-9}
}
BACKGROUND The video laryngoscope (VL) has been shown to improve laryngoscopic views and first-attempt success rates in elective operating room and simulated tracheal intubations compared with the direct laryngoscope (DL). However, there are limited data on the effectiveness of the VL compared with the DL in urgent endotracheal intubations (UEIs) in the critically ill. We assessed the effectiveness of using a VL as the primary intubating device during UEI in critically ill patients when… CONTINUE READING

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