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CJEM. 2017 Jan;19(1):68-70. doi: 10.1017/cem.2016.13. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Delayed sequence intubation: is it ready for prime time?

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*Emergency Department,Vancouver General Hospital,Vancouver,BC.

Abstract

Clinical question Does delayed sequence intubation (DSI) improve preoxygenation and safety when intubating otherwise uncooperative patients? Article chosen Weingart SD, Trueger S, Wong N, et al. Delayed sequence intubation: a prospective observational study. Ann Emerg Med 2015;65(4):349-55. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.09.025 OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether the administration of ketamine 3 minutes prior to the administration of a muscle relaxant allows for optimal preoxygenation in uncooperative patients undergoing intubation.

KEYWORDS:

delayed sequence intubation; intubation; ketamine; sedation

PMID:
26911672
DOI:
10.1017/cem.2016.13
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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