Verifying Endotracheal Tube Placement with the TRACH ++ MATE Intubation System.

Arthur J. Engler, University of Connecticut School of Nursing

Document Type Article

This work was completed while the author was at Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC.


Determining the location of the endotracheal tube in critically ill infants and children often creates uncertainty for critical care nurses. A newly developed endotracheal tube system (TRACH MATE) improves confidence in assessing endotracheal tube placement when used appropriately.