Reducing accidental extubation in neonates

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Mar;34(3):164-70, 125. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(08)34019-7.


Unplanned or accidental extubations (UPEs) showed little improvement until the clamp method of fixation of endotracheal tubes was selected.

MeSH terms

  • Birth Weight
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal*
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
  • Respiration, Artificial / methods*
  • Retrospective Studies