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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Post-extubation stridor

Post-extubation stridor is the presence inspiratory noise post-extubation indicated narrowing of the airway (can be supraglottic, but usually glottic and infraglottic)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Airway Obstruction

Complete obstruction of the upper airway occurs when there is inability to talk, cough or breath. Apnea and cyanosis are present and paradoxical respirations may be noted.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Stridor = sound on inspiration associated with airway narrowing; stridor at rest implies a reduction in airway diameter of >50%
Paediatric Perplexity 340 256

Inhalational Emergency

aka Pediatric Perplexity 005 A toddler was brought to the emergency department for increasing respiratory distress over the past few days. He has also had fevers, and was started on antibiotics by his family doctor with no improvement. In the…