intubation, deflate the cuff completely.
After intubation, inflate the cuff using the
minimum volume of air required to provide an
Immediately after cuff inflation, auscultate
both lung fields. If breath sounds
diminished over one lung field or absent
over one or both fields, adjust the tube as
Endotracheal tube placement should be
confirmed by viewing the position of the
tube tip with a chest radiograph.