Intubation

Description

The artificial respiration and intubation and the potential complications.

Alternative labels

artificial respiration through intubation
tracheal intubation

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Intubation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Paramedic in emergency responses: Paramedics in emergency responses provide emergency care to sick, injured, and vulnerable persons in emergency medical situations, before and during transport to a medical facility. They implement and oversee the transfer of the patient in connection with transport. They provide assistance in acute situations, implement life-saving emergency measures, and monitor the performance of the transportation process. As allowed by national law they may also provide oxygen, certain drugs, the puncture of peripheral veins and infusion of crystalloid solutions and perform endotracheal intubation if needed for the immediate prevention of threats for the life or health of an emergency patient.

Optional knowledge

Intubation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Intubation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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