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  Endotracheal tube size for children (Age 1 to 8 years)

 
The EBMcalc module Endotracheal tube size for children (Age 1 to 8 years) is available in EBMcalc Complete Edition.
 

 
This calculator yields the following results:
 
Equation parameters include:
 
References
  1. King BR, Baker MD, Braitman LE, et. al. Endotracheal tube selection in children: a comparison of four methods. Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Mar;22(3):530-4. PubMed ID: 8442540 PubMed Logo
  2. Khine HH, Corddry DH, Kettrick RG, et. al. Comparison of cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tubes in young children during general anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 1997 Mar;86(3):627-31; discussion 27A. PubMed ID: 9066329 PubMed Logo
  3. Wheeler, M, Cote, CJ, Todres, ID. The pediatric airway. In: Cote C, Lerman J, Todres ID (Eds). A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 4th ed. Saunders-Elsevier, Philadelphia 2009. p.237. NLMN ID: 101482651 NCBI Logo
  4. Kleinman ME, de Caen AR, Chameides L, et.al. Pediatric basic and advanced life support: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov;126(5):e1261-318. PubMed ID: 20956433 PubMed Logo

 

 
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