Effect of Bougie Use on First-Attempt Success in Tracheal Intubations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Effect of Bougie Use on First-Attempt Success in Tracheal Intubations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 von Hellmann R, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2024 Feb;83(2):132-144.  Question and Methods: Systematic review of 18 studies (12 RCT) of adult patients comparing bougie use vs standard of care in tracheal intubations to evaluate first-attempt...
Peri-Intubation Hypoxia After Delayed Versus Rapid Sequence Intubation in Critically Injured Patients on Arrival to Trauma Triage: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Peri-Intubation Hypoxia After Delayed Versus Rapid Sequence Intubation in Critically Injured Patients on Arrival to Trauma Triage: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Bandyopadhyay A, et al. Anesth Analg. 2023 May 1;136(5):913-919. Question and Methods: This is the first RCT looking at DSI vs RSI in adult trauma patients with no difficult airway features. All intubations performed by an anesthesia...
Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube With Stylet on Successful Intubation on the First Attempt Among Critically Ill Patients Undergoing Tracheal Intubation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Effect of Use of a Bougie vs Endotracheal Tube With Stylet on Successful Intubation on the First Attempt Among Critically Ill Patients Undergoing Tracheal Intubation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Driver BE, et al. JAMA. 2021 Dec 28;326(24):2488-2497. Question and Methods:  Multicentre unblinded pragmatic trial comparing first pass success with the bougie compared to stylet in endotracheal intubation of critically ill patients ...
Video versus Direct Laryngoscopy for Tracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults

Video Laryngoscopy Compared to Augmented Direct Laryngoscopy in Adult Emergency Department Tracheal Intubations: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study

Methodology: 2/5 Usefulness: 4/5 Brown CA 3rd, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Feb;27(2):100-108. Question and Methods: This was one the largest prospective, observational, ED-only airway studies to date comparing first-pass success (FPS) rates in “augmented” DL (A-DL)...