Posted by Satak from IP 220.127.116.11 on May 03, 2015 at 11:46:27:
A 68-year-old woman on the intensive care unit is extubated six hours following a Hartmann's procedure. One hour later you are called to assess the patient as the nurse has noted she has developed stridor.
She has a past medical history of chronic stable asthma.
Which one of the following is a recognised risk factor for post-extubation
(Please select 1 option)
a) Female gender b) Intubation for less than 24 hours c) Low tracheal cuff pressure d) More than 60 years of age e)Past medical history of asthma
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