Research Article

Audit on Current Practice of Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation of Anesthesia in the University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

Table 3

Pretreatment, induction medication, intubation, and confirmation at Gondar University Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018.

StandardsNo. of anesthetistsWho meet standardsWho did not meet the standardsApplied standards (%)

Preoxygenation/denitrogenation at a minimum of 3 minutes at an oxygen concentration of 100% done35350100
Attempt to ventilate in using positive pressure ventilation via a face mask35221362.9
All team members are ready to proceed the activity they were assigned to35201557.1
Cricoid pressure applied3534197.1
Intubation performed after the intubation conditions are obtained after observing fasciculation35350100
Bougie or stylet as routine to maximize the chance of success was used3552814.3
The ETT cuff inflated and the correct position of ETT checked by the chest rise and fall, tube misting, normal feeling of air flow or capnography, and releasing of cricoid pressure35350100