August 24, 2016

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Medical Surgical Nursing

Category: Medical Surgical Nursing 
In an adult or child the endotracheal tube (ET) tip should be at least 1 cm above the carina, and preferably slightly more. A tube in a lower position can obstruct airflow to one side and cause atelectasis (collapse) of a lung or a portion of a lung.

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