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What does RSI stand for?

RSI stands for Rapid Sequence Intubation

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Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) has become widespread as the procedure of choice for definitive airway management by pre- and in-hospital emergency care worldwide.
Association of Corticosteroid Dose and Route of Administration With Risk of Treatment Failure in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease * Emergency Department Management of the Airway in Obese Adults * Etomidate versus ketamine for rapid sequence intubation in acutely ill patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial * The Association Between Transfer of Emergency Department Boarders to Inpatient Hallways and Mortality: A 4-Year Experience For more information visit http://www.
The authors are to be congratulated for making the steps to successful pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation very clear, with highlight boxes and easy to remember mnemonic outlining how to assess the need for pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation, the risks, the preparation, the equipment, the procedure and the post-intubation care.
The second edition adds chapters on rapid sequence intubation, response to terrorism, capnography, the combitube, and the laryngeal mask airway.