oral vs. nasal intubation - page 2

Just wondering what practice your unit uses for intubation, oral vs. nasal. We intubate our babies orally (unless of course there is some sort of anatomical defect that does not allow this). There is... Read More

  1. by   LilPeanut
    Hmm. I'm not seeing what's all that different about the way we tape our oral tubes vs. your nasal tubes. And the differences that exist, why they couldn't be also used with oral intubation.

    We've never had a major tissue breakdown with oral intubations that I know of, can you share your experiences?
  2. by   dawngloves
    Quote from LilPeanut
    Hmm. I'm not seeing what's all that different about the way we tape our oral tubes vs. your nasal tubes. And the differences that exist, why they couldn't be also used with oral intubation.

    We've never had a major tissue breakdown with oral intubations that I know of, can you share your experiences?
    How about the palate?

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