Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Nursing Stuff: Epiglottitis


Thumbprint sign

Tripod positioning

01. b. Inspection of the throat can lead to acute occlusion of the airway.
02. c. Maintaining the safety of the airway
03. d. Oral suctioning and oral hygiene due to mouth breathing and excess oral secretions. These may stimulate spasm and closure of the airway.
04. b. Positive pressure ventilation with BIPAP
05. b. Drooling and absence of cough

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