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Bag-Mask Ventilation Benefits Critically Ill Adults Undergoing Tracheal Intubation

Rosenberg, Karen

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: May 2019 - Volume 119 - Issue 5 - p 67
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000557921.10742.05
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According to this study:

  • Among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation in the ICU, patients who received bag-mask ventilation in between the administration of medication and laryngoscopy had higher oxygen saturation rates and lower rates of severe hypoxemia compared with those who received no ventilation.
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