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Emergency Intubation in Covid-19

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Emergency Intubation in Covid-19

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The video “Emergency Intubation in Covid-19” is intended for health care personnel involved in performing emergency endotracheal intubation in patients with suspected or proven infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the respiratory illness coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Endotracheal intubation in patients with Covid-19 poses a risk of infection for the health care personnel involved in the procedure. Meticulous planning and preparation and the use of practice drills can minimize the risk of contagion and enhance safety. The use of a printed checklist that includes each step involved in emergency intubation in patients presumed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2 is strongly encouraged (Figure 1). The techniques used may vary depending on institutional guidelines and the available equipment.

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2021-02-18

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Shrestha, Gentle Sunder, Ninadini Shrestha, Ritesh Lamsal, Saurabh Pradhan, Anil Shrestha, Robert Canelli, and Rafael Ortega. 2021. "Emergency Intubation in Covid-19." New England Journal of Medicine 384 (7):e20.

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