Have you seen the process of intubation and even been one of the people helping, but still not quite sure what is happening?
Would you like to be a more useful member of the team?
Then this video is perfect for you.
- Why do we intubate in the first place?
- What equipment do we use and why.
- What drugs do we need to get ready for the process to take place safely.
- The steps in the intubation once we start going.
- What we need to ensure happens afterwards.
Rapid Sequence Intubation-lesson repeated-do not publish-delete when sure
Our patient needs to be paralysed for us to intubate them. Lets talk about why and how the drugs work to make this happen.
We are often asked for different drugs by those doing the intubating. Lets go through them and try to understand when they might be used.
About the teacher
I am an Advanced Critical Care Practitioner and have taken part in this process many times. I have 33 years experience in the NHS most of that in the Critical Care unit.I am also an Associate Professor at a University in the UK where I teach Advanced Practice.