0 Determining ET Tube placement

Verification / Confirmation of ET tube placement :

1. Auscultation : Left Base

2. Chest rise and fall

3. Xray – for PVC tube

4. End Tidal CO2 slope (Capnography) –  Best for single lumen tube
                                                                     Surest sign of intubation

5. Bronchoscopy – Best for double lumen tube.

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