What equipment do you need for intubation?
- Laryngoscope (see image below): Confirm that light source is functional prior to intubation.
- Laryngoscope handle, No.
- Endotracheal (ET) tube.
- Syringe, 10 mL (to inflate ET tube balloon)
- Suction catheter (eg, Yankauer)
- Carbon dioxide detector (eg, Easycap)
- Oral and nasal airways.
What is an intubation bag?
The Professional Intubation Bag displays airway supplies for ease of use and has a removable internal pouch for miscellaneous supplies and removable card for additional storage.
Can you intubate a dog?
It is possible to perform ET intubation in most dogs and cats without a laryngoscope. However, a laryngoscope is helpful and may be essential in cases of difficult intubation (e.g. brachycephalics).
What is dog intubation?
Main. Endotracheal intubation refers to the placement of a tube that extends from the oral cavity into the trachea. The purposes of endotracheal intubation include delivering inhalation anesthetic drugs, ensuring a patent airway in unconscious animals, and administering oxygen to provide ventilatory support.
What size ET tube?
The size of an ETT signifies the inner diameter of its lumen in millimeters. Available sizes range from 2.0 to 12.0 mm in 0.5 mm increments. For oral intubations, a 7.0-7.5 ETT is generally appropriate for an average woman and a 7.5-8.5 ETT for an average man.
Do you bag someone on a ventilator?
In the operating theater, where the average patient with healthy lungs can maintain oxygen saturations during minutes of apnea after simply breathing 100% oxygen for a few minutes, there is no reason to bag-ventilate patients.
What is a fecal loop used for?
This nine-inch fecal loop is a simple and efficient tool for extracting fecal samples from pets. It has a much longer lifespan than other tools of this nature. Both ends of feature slotted traps, so it can be used twice as much as fecal extraction tools with just one slotted end.
How do you intubate a pig?
An assistant should hold the animal’s mouth open with tie gauze and moderately extend the head and tongue. Overextending the head will make visualization of the laryngeal opening difficult. The anesthetist should hold the endotracheal tube in the dominant hand and the laryngoscope in the nondominant hand.
What is RSI kit?
OVERVIEW Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is an airway management technique that produces inducing immediate unresponsiveness (induction agent) and muscular relaxation (neuromuscular blocking agent) and is the fastest and most effective means of controlling the emergency airway.
What drug class is etomidate?
Etomidate is a non-barbiturate hypnotic that acts at the level of the reticular-activating system to produce anesthesia. Etomidate is an imidazole compound that appears to depress CNS function via GABA.