Endotracheal Tubes and
Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM,
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Endotracheal intubation may be required when respiratory distress or airway integrity cannot be achieved or maintained for any reason. In the second webinar of this series on endotracheal airway management, our speaker will describe the different endotracheal tube technologies specifically examining the various structures and differences among them. This webinar will also analyze how to choose the right device in different scenarios. Finally, there will be a discussion the role of evacuation systems as mechanisms for clearance of subglottic secretions.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
Define the structure and utility of different airway devices
Discuss the selection of appropriate airway devices for different patient care scenarios
Discuss the role of evacuation systems as a mechanism for clearance of subglottic secretions
Dr. Khanna is an associate professor of anesthesiology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, and an anesthesiologist/intensivist at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. He serves on several editorial boards including the Journal of Critical Care and the Annals of Intensive Care. Dr. Khanna has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on several perioperative topics including opioid-related respiratory complications, and the prediction of and monitoring for cardiorespiratory complications within and outside the ICU.
This continuing education program is sponsored by Covidien LP, a subsidiary of Medtronic, and is an provider approved by
the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education