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Intubation checklist, RHC PICU

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Intensive & Critical Care



The aim of this checklist is to maximise safety and reduce variability. It is a cognitive aid to be used by the team during the delivery of emergency anaesthesia and intubation in RHC Glasgow. 


This checklist is to be used when delivering emergency anaesthesia and intubation outside of the operating theatre at RHC Glasgow. There is a separate checklist for neonates in NICU. 


Members of the paediatric critical care team involved in intubating neonates, infants and children.

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DAS - Unanticipated Difficult Intubation

DAS - Intubation guidelines 2015

NICU - Intubation and premedication for neonates

NICU - Management of the difficult airway, neonates

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 31 January 2019

Next review: 31 January 2021

Author(s): Mark Davidson

Version: 4.5

Approved By: PICU Guidelines Group