Clinical Myths and Evidence-Based MedicineRole of Therapeutic and Interventional Bronchoscopy in the Intensive Care UnitOgake, Stella MD; Bellinger, Christina MDAuthor Information Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases, Wake Forest, School Of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Disclosure: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Address correspondence to: Stella Ogake, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine: May 2018 - Volume 25 - Issue 3 - p 107-109 doi: 10.1097/CPM.0000000000000259 Buy Metrics Abstract Bronchoscopy is a common tool utilized for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in a diversity of clinical scenarios. Flexible bronchoscopy is increasingly being used safely in the management of critically ill patients and facilitates the management of a variety of pulmonary disorders. This manuscript examines the utility of interventional bronchoscopy in the critical care setting. Myth: Therapeutic bronchoscopy has a limited role in the management of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.