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Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia

Manufacturing defect in endotracheal tube- An airway challenge

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Author Details : Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Neha Shrivastava

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 292-293

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Endotracheal tube is a device commonly used in patients requiring general anaesthesia and mechanical ventilation. It becomes very important to ascertain its quality so that patient’s health is not compromised and he or she is not exposed to undue risks. We hereby describe an incidence of manufacturing defect in endotracheal tube leading to compromised patient ventilation and the steps to recognize and rectify it.

Keywords: Manufacturing defect, Endotracheal tube, Air leak.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-4994.2018.0055

How to cite : Gupta P K, Shrivastava N, Manufacturing defect in endotracheal tube- An airway challenge. Indian J Clin Anaesth 2018;5(2):292-293

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