Ian Mursell
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, 26 Mar 2010, pp 94 - 100

This article critically reviews a fictional case study regarding a misplaced tracheal tube that was initially unrecognized despite a rigorous assessment to verify placement. It critically reviews the evidence surrounding verification techniques, tracheal tube securing and the principles of legal and ethical responsibility in patient handovers and transfer of care.

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