rapid sequence induction


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rapid sequence induction

Rapid sequence induction of anesthesia with cricoid pressure Anesthesiology A maneuver in which anesthesia is rapidly induced by thiopental, then succinylcholine, at the same time that a scrub nurse, anesthesia assistant or other applies manual pressure over the cricoid cartilage at the level of the C6 vertebra, which closes the esophagus until a cuffed endotracheal tube is established in the Pt's airway. See Gastric aspiration.
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Lignocaine premedication before rapid sequence induction in head injuries.
Rocuronium versus succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction of anesthesia and endotracheal intubation: a prospective, randomized trial in emergent cases.
Sinclair RCF, Luxton MC 2005 Rapid sequence induction Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain 5 (2) 45-48
An anesthesiologist failed to perform rapid sequence induction when the decedent was at high risk for aspiration due to pre-existing gastric reflux and excessive weight.
As a matter of routine, rapid sequence induction using propofol and suxamethonium is provided for the induction of GA for CD and cricoids pressure is applied.
Redifining the priming principle for vecuronium during rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia.
To the Editor: The article on pre-hospital rapid sequence induction (RSI) in the September issue of the SAMJ [1] makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of RSI in this environment in South Africa (SA).
Rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia in UK emergency departments: a national census.
In our case however, this also failed, leaving the intensivist facing a dilemma: whether to proceed to endotracheal intubation after rapid sequence induction or to attempt a new approach.
Sinclair R, Luxton M 2005 Rapid sequence induction Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain 5 (2) 45-48
The risk for pulmonary aspiration is minimized by sellicks maneuver during rapid sequence induction and intubation of general anesthesia for emergency laprotomies.
In 2008, the Health Professions Council of SA introduced paramedic rapid sequence induction (RSI), the gold standard critical care intervention for emergency airway management.

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