Extubation in ED

Extubation is a high risk procedure

It is significantly more dangerous than intubation.

Do not extubate (unless palliative) without consultant supervision.

Allow an anaesthetist, who is familiar with the procedure, to extubate.


Content by Dr Eoin Fogarty, Dr ÍOS. Last review Dr ÍOS, Dr Finn Coulter 18/04/23.