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Recognition of endotracheal tube migration
  1. Neal Durge
  1. Kent Air Ambulance Trust, Kent, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Neal Durge, Kent Air Ambulance Trust, Wheelbarrow Park Estate, Pattenden Lane, Marden, Kent TN12 9QJ, UK; neald{at}

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Endotracheal tube migration is a hazard with potentially catastrophic consequences for all intubated patients, but particularly those in the prehospital environment.

Recognition of the migrated tube is often late with reliance on physiological change …

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