The Importance of Bedside Ultrasonography in Confirming the Location of Endotracheal Tube


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KENDIR O. T., YILMAZ H. L., BILEN S., GOKAY S. S., TOLUNAY I., OZKAYA A. K., ...More

SIGNA VITAE, vol.15, no.2, pp.30-33, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.22514/sv152.092019.4
  • Journal Name: SIGNA VITAE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-33
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective. Endotracheal intubation may be associated with lethal complications when not applied in appropriate manner. In this study, we aimed to examine the efficiency of transcricoid and pulmonary ultrasonography in confirming the position of the tube in comparison with classical methods.