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Formula of Eck et al for Predicting the Proper Tracheal Tube Size for a Child

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Pulmonology
Emergency Medicine
Pedatrics

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Eck et al developed an equation for predicting the proper size of a tracheal tube to use in a child. Proper sizing of the tube can help minimize the risk of complications such as subglottic stenosis. The authors are from Duke University.

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