iv For an intubated
patient, this helps maximize the chance for first-attempt success and reduces the use of multiple devices.
The court heard, after Mr Hunter assessed Tony, his condition deteriorated and he was intubated
and ventilated before being moved to intensive care.
The monitoring technology is currently utilized for both non-intubated
patients, in the ICU, on the general floor wherever patients are receiving opioids, in the emergency room, and for patients who are having procedural sedation.
He was transferred to the Nicosia General Hospital where he was intubated
A diagnosis of ventilator-acquired pneumonia (VAP) is made when an intubated
, mechanically ventilated patient is diagnosed with pneumonia 48 hours after admission.
To enhance clinical assessment of pediatric intensive care unit patients, including those intubated
and/or sedated, at our children's hospital, we modified the FOUR Score Scale for this population.
Cuff pressure monitors were in use with 18 (38%) of the intubated
Seven of these cases were excluded from the study for various reasons: 4 patients had been intubated
in the field, 2 patients had been transferred to a pediatric burn unit at another institution, and follow-up data on 1 patient were inadequate.
patient has an increased risk of HAP from 6-21 fold greater than the non-intubated
The patient was transferred to the intensive care unit, intubated
, mechanically ventilated, and treated with intravenous fluids, dopamine, ampicillin, cefotaxime, and vancomycin because of hypotension and pneumonia.
Christian is still in the ICU intubated
- on life support, if you will - while we try to evaluate his injuries.
Previously, if a patient could not be intubated
with the old, rigid device, the only option was to cut a hole in his neck and push a tube into the windpipe.