No Trace = Wong Place: Unrecognised oesophageal intubation

5th Nov 2021

Are you involved with airway management?  Unrecognised oesophageal intubation is preventable through adherence to published recommendations on the monitoring of exhaled carbon dioxide (capnography) and its correct interpretation. Please watch & share he following Royal College of Anaesthesia & Difficult Airway Society video on capnography HERE 

Recently there have been two patient deaths associated with oesophageal intubation, which are highlighted in Coroner’s Reports available HERE

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