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3Mar/100

How [not] to Intubate

right mainstem

A common mistake - the ETT was 24cm at the lip.  I heard diminished breath sounds on the left, we pulled it back and taped it.  After the CXR came back, we rechecked - it was 28cm at the lip.  No wonder the vent was alarming high pressures.

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