Post intubation eval

December 5, 2012

Chest XR, Devices, Non-Trauma, Respiratory, XR


For all those beginning their career here’s a post-intubation chest XR.  Can you identify the end of the endotracheal tube?  Is it in good position?

Answer to follow.

Author:  Russell Jones, MD

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