Rapid Communication - Journal of Intensive and Critical Care Nursing (2022) Volume 5, Issue 5
Interventions and prevention strategies in routine nursing care with ventilator patients.
Endotracheal intubation (EI) is a common emergency procedure used on patients who are unconscious or unable to breathe on their own. Airway difficulties, Respiratory deficiencies, Inadequate Circulation, Central Nervous system Problems, Muscle Weakness, and Patients with Risk for aspiration of stomach contents blood mucus aspiration.
Complications: paralysis of the tongue, ulceration of the mouth, paralysis of the vocal cord, and tissue stenosis and necrosis of the trachea. Regularly inspect mechanical ventilators and humidification equipment to ensure appropriate operation; monitor and adjust ventilator and alarm settings.
To limit the danger of airway obstruction, provide humidification and monitor the need for suctioning; replace closed suction equipment on a regular basis.Author(s): Annemiek Keulee