Reading Time: 4 minutes In patients with risk factors for post extubation stridor, and in these instances only, a cuff leak test can be used to predict the risk of post-extubation stridor in patients.
spontaneous breathing trial
Reading Time: 6 minutes SBT is usually conducted in one of two ways — minimal ventilator support (pressure support ventilation) and T-piece trial. This article will discuss these two different modalities and the data supporting each.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Just like intubation, making the decision to extubate is not always an easy one; but with the right tools and practice, it can become an easier process.