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The bougie and first-pass success in the emergency department: Journal Club review

  • Emily W. Stewart (a1), Kerry P. Spearing (a1) and Riyad B. Abu-Laban (a2)

Clinical question: Is bougie use associated with increased first-pass success in emergency department (ED) intubations?

Article chosen: Driver et al. The Bougie and First-Pass Success in the Emergency Department. Annals of Emerg Med 2017;70(4):473–478.

Objective: To compare data and assess whether bougie use is independently associated with first-pass success in ED intubations.

Corresponding author
Correspondence to: Dr. Emily Stewart, Diamond Health Care Centre, 11th Floor, 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9; Email:
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1.Park, L, Zeng, I, Brainard, A. Systematic review and meta-analysis of first-pass success rates in emergency department intubation: creating a benchmark for emergency airway care. Emerg Med Australas 2017;29(1):40–7.
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Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
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