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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

Question2.

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


Catherine



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