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Table 3 General anaesthesia protocol steps

From: Intubation after rapid sequence induction performed by non-medical personnel during space exploration missions: a simulation pilot study in a Mars analogue environment

Steps
Checklist
Intravenous line (placement not simulated)
Preoxygenation
Optional: video of oro-tracheal intubation
Optional: instruction for use of 3—way IV tap
Induction
Intubation
Surgery (not simulated)
Maintenance phase of anaesthesia
Reversion of muscle blockade
Emergence
Extubation
Postoperative care (not simulated)