Emergency Removal of ET Tube
Carefully cut thin portion of the neobar at the junction of the bar and the flaps
Remove the ET tube attached to stabilising platform.
Discontinue Neobar immediately if skin irritation occurs.
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Section 4 - Nasal Endotracheal Tube Strapping/Restrapping
The purpose of Section 4 is to describe the procedure for the securing of a Nasal Endotracheal Tube (ETT) to prevent movement, possible trauma and extubation.
Restrapping should occur if the tube is mobile or has moved +/- 0.5cms from the correct position as nominated on x-ray.
Skin protection barrier wipes
(2) 2.5cm wide Leucoplast strip cut to approximately 5cm long
(3) Narrow pieces of leucoplast - 4cm long
(1) trouser leg shaped length
(2) lengths cotton tape 1x20cms and 1x10cms
Alcohol based hand rub
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