A member asked:

Indication for et intubation during general anaesthesia include:a.alcohol intoxicationb.active tbc.small bowel obstructiond.pregnancye.hiv infect?

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Dr. Richard Pollard answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Intubation during anesthesia is done to control and protect the patient during the operation. Some of the items you mentioned would go ahead a lead towards intubation, but not pregnancy and HIV status. This would depend on the surgery that was being performed.

Answered Apr 24, 2015

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