Securing ET tubes - page 2

Hello everyone, I would like to gather everyone's thoughts regarding the BEST way to secure endotracheal tubes. Until recently, the standard method for securing ETT's in my facility has been good... Read More

  1. by   Jill - Pa
    A quick search came up with this informative site:

    RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practioners
    http://www.rtmagazine.com/Articles.A...cleid=R0304F05
  2. by   jadednurse
    Originally posted by RNMBA
    Our policy calls for repositioning every 24 hours. I use a towel under the circuit to decrease pressure on the lip.

    I quickly looked through the ACLS manual and I found the reference to commercial-type tube devices but I couldn't find a reference to why they were preferred. Anyone got a reference to a study?
    I just renewed my ACLS last month and they were pushing the commercial devices...

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