Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The ACCP (American College of Chest Physicians) Mnemonic for intubation


A = Assess
P = Pre-Oxygenate
P = Prepare
R = Review  (backup plan)
O = Oxygen cut off determination - to re-bag at what sat% level
A = Administer (drugs)
C = Confirm tube placement
H = Hold tube till secure

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