Figure 3. Place the Foley catheter through the ET tube completely (Top left). Inflate the Foley catheter to the predetermined volume and place traction on the opposite end to have it flush against the distal tip of the ET tube (Top right). Option to secure the Foley catheter to the ET tube (Bottom).
(click for larger image) Table 1. Proper Sizing of Hurst Dilator and Equivalent-Sized Equipment for Facilities Without Access to Hurst Dilators