• High volume, low pressure cuff conforms to trachea with minimum cuff pressure and inflates evenly to assure effective seal.
• Clear, conforming tubing maintains proper curvature for easy insertion.
• Thermo sensitive plastic warms to body temperature, conforms anatomically.
• Highly legible markings identify inner and outer diameters in millimeters and depth of insertion in centimeters.
• Full length radiopaque stripe facilitates tube positioning during difficult intubations.
• Highly responsive pilot balloon designed to indicate inflation status of cuff.
• Murphy eye is precision cut to eliminate rough edges.
• Precisely shaped tip permits smooth insertion and helps protect against tissue irritation.
Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes
• Sheridan Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes
• Rusch Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes
• Hudson RCI Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes
• Medline Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes
Trivia From The Grey's Anatomy Program - Season 3 Episode 17: Some Kind of Miracle
Goof: During Meredith's resuscitation, an endotracheal tube is shown extending what appears to be six to eight inches past her lips. This would be incorrect placement in an adult; the end of the tube should be only one to two inches past her lips.
And finally - Endotracheal tubes are fondly referred to as an ET tube, and so I couldn't resist sharing some trivia about the movie ET! I hope you enjoy.