Author: Chris Nickson
Note: Guideline updated with appendices on COVID19 on 14 MArch 2020
Last year, mostly thanks to great work by Dr Julia Coull (@julia_coull), we developed a new guideline for the intubation of critically ill patients at the Alfred ICU. It is largely based on a modified adaptation of the DAS guidelines by Higgs et al (2018) for local use in our context.
Higgs A, Mcgrath BA, Goddard C, et al. Guidelines for the management of tracheal intubation in critically ill adults. Br J Anaesth. 2018;120(2):323-352. [article]