Biomed J 2021 Dec 27;44(6S1):S110-S118. Epub 2020 Jul 27.
Department of Anesthesiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan; College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Department of Anesthesiology, Xiamen Chang Gung Hospital, Xiamen, China. Electronic address:
Background: Emergency endotracheal intubations outside the operating room (OR) are associated with high complications. We compare the outcome of emergency endotracheal intubation in the general ward, the intensive care unit (ICU) and the emergency department (ED).
Methods: We retrospectively analyzed adult patients requiring emergency endotracheal intubation that called for anesthesiologists at our tertiary care institution from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016. Read More