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Failures and Defects with Endotracheal Tubes and Cuffs: Clinical Evidence

Last updated: August 27, 2010
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the incidence of failures or defects with endotracheal tubes and cuffs?
  2. What is the impact of endotracheal tube and cuff failures or defects on patient safety?
  3. What is the comparative incidence of failures or defects with different brands of endotracheal tubes and cuffs?
  4. What is the comparative safety of different brands of endotracheal tubes and cuffs?