Describe the treatment of Epiglottitis
-First, establish artificial airway under general anesthesia and place for 12-48 hrs.
-2 day course of ceftriaxone is administered.
-Arm restraints, and sedatives are used to prevent self-extubation.
-Extubation is considered when signs of toxicity diminish and when an air leak at 20 cm H2O pressure develops around the ETT.