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Intubation And Extubation
Son having dental proc under ga.Requires intubation/vent during surgery&ct.Optimal method of intubation?How will ventilation be maintained during ct?
General anesthesia : Surgery under general anesthesia can be a very stressful event for the parents and child. Today monitoring, medications and techniques for general anesthesia are very safe and highly effective. In most cases the tube is placed through the mouth or the nose. Fiberoptic scopes and guides can provide access to the most difficult airways. Discuss your concerns with the anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Getting rhino and septoplasty done with local anesthesia & only minimal IV sedation. Can i get breathing tube to protect airway still?
Usually for patient with epiglottitis, the doctor will do endotrachel intubation first or tracheostomy first?
Depends: With epiglottis the airway is quite swollen, reducing the size of tube that can get through & the person can spasm their airway shut while being prepared. If they can, they will often have an anesthesiologist give meds to relax the patient. They attempt intubation and move to trach if unsuccessful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indefinitely: Until a ventilator is available or the person is breathing on their own. ...Read more
Can respiratory therapists administer conscious sedation for certain respiratory procedures like bronchoscopies?
No: They are not mdGet a more detailed answer ›
Under general anesthesia for sinus surgery is breathing tube used to keep airway open or is the equipment and medical team literally breathing for you?
Yes: Usually there is a breathing tube.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on situation: In an emergency situation where the baby may be in distress, general anesthesia with intubation is often the fastest and most reliable choice. For an elective or less urgent csection, epidural or spinal anesthesia is preferred. Less medication reaches the baby, and the mother can be awake to see her baby right away. Talk to your anesthesiologist about anesthesia options for labor and delivery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Indefinitely: If you are able to continue bagging with reasonable volumes you could continue for an indefinite amount of time. ...Read more
Bagging: If performed properly, there is no time limit. ...Read more
Anesthetized patients with chronic bronchitis and emphysema and what complications expected to occur during anesthesia and surgical work and what are?
I'm having carpal and cubital tunnel surgery- will intubation be required for general anesthesia?
It is part of ACLS: securing airway with the breathing tube is the recognized part of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support algorithm, i.e. it is very effective. However, cardiac arrest per se in adults often happens due to abnormal electrical activity in the heart and that is why defibrillators, whether in the healthcare facilities or for public use, are recommended to be used first. ...Read more
Do oral surgeons intubate pt. For tooth extraction? Is it a simple intubation or is it rsi? Any paralytic involved?
Intubation for teeth: First, it is a serious mistake to assume intubation is ever "simple"! it isn't. Second, in the office setting, tooth extraction is rarely done on the intubated patient, and paralytics are unnecessary. Simply put, et tubes get in the way. Even difficult extractions and oral can be done in complete comfort--safely--with full monitoring, deep sedation/general anesthesia and expert airway management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer