The practice of teaching endotracheal intubation on recently deceased patients

Dan K. Morhaim, Michael B. Heller

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Abstract

There are few data available regarding the emergency department practice of using recently dead patients (RDP) for practice and training in endotracheal intubation (ETI/RDP). We investigated several aspects of practice by means of a survey sent to all 5,397 emergency departments in the country. Of the 992 (18.3%) responses, 537 (54.1%) did practice ETI/RDP; 455 (45.8%) did not (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)515-518
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • endotracheal intubation
  • ethics
  • paramedic instruction
  • recently deceased
  • skill acquisition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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