Bronchoscopy Applications

Bronchoscopy Applications, Performing Procedures,

Why Intensivists Are Using Disposable Bronchoscopes in ICU

Bronchoscopy has been a common procedure in the ICU for years, and it's generally been done the same way for a long time. Intensivists use a re-usable bronchoscope—whenever it's available, sterilized, and reprocessed—to monitor critical patients' airways. But now, some intensivists are turning towards disposable bronchoscopes as they become more widely available. This article takes a look at why.