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Post-intubation stridor

Heim Schoettker Katharina Catherine.Heim at chuv.ch
Mon Jan 9 10:08:11 GMT 2012

Question 1.

1) yes
2) if not getting better with 1) 
3) no. Would consider Heliox only after failing of all other measures
4) if stridor worsens, yes
5) eventually


1) depending on the reason of stridor/upper airway obstruction
2) definitely 
3) not if intubation was easy, cuff leak test and fibroscopy normal
4) if cuff leak test negative or doubtful
5) No


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