Intubation (peds)

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Airway Adjuncts

OP Airway Size:

from lip/teeth to angle of jaw


NP Airway:

tip of nose to tragus


BVM in Kids: 10cc/kg


ETT

ETT Size:

(Age/4) + 4


Preemies:

1kg 2.5mm tube at 7cm depth

2g 3.0mm tube at 8 cm depth

3kg 3.5 tube at 9 cm depth


Cuffed 1/2 size smaller than cuffless


Depth of Tube Placement: 3 x ETT


  • Why uncuffed in kids:

because cricoid ring is narrowest portion of the airway...uncuffed up to 6


Other Tubes:

NG, OG, foley: 2 x ETT


Chest Tube (max) 4x ETT


ETT Drug Delivery

Endotracheal Drug Delivery: 1:1000 solution @ 0.1 mg/kg = 0.1ml/kg


Source

Adapted from Pani, DeBonis