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Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation
Tree Number(s)
E02.041.500.737
E02.585.578.737
E05.497.578.737
Unique ID
D000079603
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079603
Scope Note
A method of maintaining airway patency and administering anesthesia during emergency situations when it cannot be determined if the patient is fasting or not; or in other instances where there is a risk of aspiration. The method includes a series of events that involve the administration of SEDATIVES to induce unconsciousness, followed by NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCK AGENTS to improve the intubating conditions, followed by endotracheal intubation.
Entry Term(s)
Rapid Sequence Induction
Rapid Sequence Intubation
Previous Indexing
Intubation, Intratracheal (1987-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/05/30
Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation Preferred
Rapid Sequence Intubation Narrower
Rapid Sequence Induction Narrower
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