Airway Confirmation

Abbasi, S. et al. Direct ultrasound methods: a confirmatory technique for proper endotracheal intubation in the emergency department. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2014

Chou EH, et al. Ultrasonography for confirmation of endotracheal tube placement: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation (2015)

Kerrey, B. T. et al. A Prospective Comparison of Diaphragmatic Ultrasound and Chest Radiography to Determine Endotracheal Tube Position in a Pediatric Emergency Department. PEDIATRICS Volume 123, Number 6, June 2009

Marciniak, B. et al. Airway Management in Children: Ultrasonography Assessment of Tracheal Intubation in Real Time? International Anesthesia Research Society, February 2009 Vol. 108, No. 2 DOI: 10.1213/ane.0b013e31819240f5

Sim, S. et al. Ultrasonographic lung sliding sign in confirming proper endotracheal intubation during emergency Intubation. Resuscitation 83 (2012) 307–312

Tessaro, M. O., et al. Tracheal rapid ultrasound saline test (T.R.U.S.T.) for confirming correct endotracheal tube depth in children. Resuscitation (2014)

Quit Mainstemming Kids: Airway Ultrasound - "We know you’re awesome and you never mainstem intubate children or adults. Of course, the literature says even the best peds EM trained docs mainstem about 30% of the time, but you’re best of the best. However, if others are doing this, you should at least watch this so you can “help them”……right? Enjoy…" -