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Intubation Practices and Adverse Peri-intubation Events in Critically Ill Patients From 29 Countries

Intubation Practices and Adverse Peri-intubation Events in Critically Ill Patients From 29 Countries Key PointsQuestionAmong critically ill patients undergoing tracheal intubation worldwide, how common are major adverse events during the peri-intubation period? FindingsIn this prospective observational study that included 2964 patients from 197 sites across 29 countries from October 2018 to July 2019, at least one major clinical event occurred after intubation in 45.2% of patients, including cardiovascular instability in 42.6%, severe hypoxemia in 9.3%, and cardiac arrest in 3.1%. MeaningAmong an international sample of critically ill patients undergoing tracheal intubation, major cardiopulmonary events occurred frequently. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2021.1727
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionAmong critically ill patients undergoing tracheal intubation worldwide, how common are major adverse events during the peri-intubation period? FindingsIn this prospective observational study that included 2964 patients from 197 sites across 29 countries from October 2018 to July 2019, at least one major clinical event occurred after intubation in 45.2% of patients, including cardiovascular instability in 42.6%, severe hypoxemia in 9.3%, and cardiac arrest in 3.1%. MeaningAmong an international sample of critically ill patients undergoing tracheal intubation, major cardiopulmonary events occurred frequently.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 23, 2021

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