Paediatric “tube” sizes

You decided to intubate a child and wisely remembered that you should also follow with an NG/ OG after intubation to decompress the stomach.  In order to avoid the blank stare when asked “what size”?  Here’s a nice mnemonic about Pediatric “tube” sizes… easy as 1-2-3-4!!!  Please note ETT = endotracheal tube size. 1 x […]

The easiest way to insert the orogastric tube ever invented

Passing the orogastric tube can be difficult or sometimes impossible. Here is a simple trick. The idea is to intubate the oesophagus with a large ET-tube and then to use the ETT as an introducer to railroad the OG-tube down the oesophagus.

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