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Delayed sequence intubation and apnoeic oxygenation

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posted on 15.10.2018, 00:00 by Alan BattAlan Batt, T Johnston
Preoxygenation is a critical step in advanced airway management and serves to enhance the time available for intubation prior to desaturation when patients are at additional risk. The average patient breathing room air will experience significant desaturation below the critical 90% level within 45-60s post administration of a paralytic.1,2

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Volume

12

Issue

5

Start Page

1

End Page

1

Number of Pages

1

ISSN

2202-7270

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

Yes

External Author Affiliations

Charles Sturt University

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Australasian Journal of Paramedicine

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