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Endotracheal tube size and length in children

Calculate Endotracheal Tube Size and Length (oral and nasal) and ETT suction catheter size in Children based on child’s age and diameter of the little finger.

Endotracheal Tube Size and length in children
Enter the following data
Age in years years
Diameter of the little finger in mm mm
Results
Size (internal diameter) in mm
Suction catheter size
Based on tabular data
Based on age equation
Based on child’s little finger size
Depth of insertion in cm
Oral
Nasal
Based on tabular data
Based on age equation
Automatic recalculation 



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