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Tracheal intubation in the critically ill: a multi-centre national study of practice and complications

G.D.Simpson, M.J.Ross, D.McKeown, D.Ray BJA, 2012, 108 (5): 792-799. doi: 10.1093/bja/aer504


 This 4- month prospective study of 22/24 ICU's in Scotland, described airway complications in 877 intubations performed by critical care doctors of 2260 intubations  performed....


Previous Comments

I wonder what the results would have been elsewhere. I've noticed that anaesthetics exposure to intubating really really sick people is less than it used to be - I suspect EDologists and perhaps ICU docs are better at this than their anaesthetic cousins.
James O'Connor-31 May, 2012 08:38:13 AM