Confirmation of Endotracheal Tube Placement in the Pre-Hospital Setting: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : March 7, 2018)
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  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of esophageal intubation detector devices versus capnography for the confirmation of endotracheal tube placement in the pre-hospital setting?

  2. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of esophageal intubation detector devices versus capnography for the confirmation of endotracheal tube placement in the pre-hospital setting?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the confirmation of endotracheal tube placement in the pre-hospital setting?


Key Message

No relevant publications were identified regarding the use of esophageal intubation detector devices versus capnography for the confirmation of endotracheal tube placement in the pre-hospital setting.