Archive April 2017 XVIII, No. 4

Ideas That Work: Tame Electrical Cords With Endotracheal Tube Stylets

bundling cords TWIST TIE Keep cords separate and safe by bundling them up with a stylet from an endotracheal tube.

Tame Electrical Cords With Endotracheal Tube Stylets

Here's a great way to reuse the stylets that keep endotracheal tubes rigid for insertion during intubation. Once the patient is intubated and you've pulled the tube, use the flexible stylets to keep cords organized on the back of your instrument carts.

Greg DeConciliis, PA-C, CASC
Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites
Waltham, Mass.
decon42@hotmail.com

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