What is rapid sequence intubation?

Intubating fast. Rapid sequence intubation is done to minimize aspiration of gastric contents in to the lung. When we preoxygenate a patient have suction ready and give induction agent like Propofol or etomidate and musclerelaxant and succnylcholine (anectine) rapidly while cricoid pressure on neck is maintained and the intubate in 45 seconds.