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rapid sequence induction (RSI) for emergency intubation

Introduction

  • RSI is the almost simultaneous administration of an induction agent and a neuromuscular blocking agent to induce unconsciousness and neuromuscular paralysis to facilitate rapid endotracheal intubation
  • this has been modified to improve patient safety by ensuring optimum pre-oxygenation

references and resources

rsi.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/28 11:39 (external edit)