Definitions

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  • n. The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of inserting a tube into some orifice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ

Etymologies

Probably coined in 1880-1884 by Joseph O'Dwyer, M.D., in widespread publication in 1887. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "We believe that the technological advances offered by the SealGuard Evac tube could significantly enhance a healthcare provider's ability to address serious complications that occur during long-term intubation with conventional endotracheal tubes," said Roger Mecca,

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  •  A tube (endotracheal tube) is inserted in the patient's nose, mouth or through a trachy tube into the lungs, (this process is called intubation) and is hooked up to the ventilator.

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  • Keys are provided to annotate all ACLS interventions such as intubation, drug administration, and associated ECG and other physiological waveform segments.

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  • Dr Bashir ahmed dar associate professor medicine chinkipora sopore kashmir speaks about endotracheal intubation which is a life saving procedure when a person suffers from cardiac arrest. email -- drbashir123@gmail.com

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  • Dr Bashir ahmed dar associate professor medicine chinkipora sopore kashmir speaks about the procedure of endotracheal intubation which is a life saving procedure when a person suffers from cardiac arrest. email -- drbashir123@gmail.com

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  • Dr Bashir ahmed dar associate professor medicine sopore kashmir speaks about the procedure of endotracheal intubation which is a life saving procedure when a person suffers from cardiac arrest. email -- drbashir123@gmail.com

    WN.com - Articles related to Kashmir crisis

  • They learn advanced care techniques such as intubation, IV access, heart monitoring, admin. of drugs, C-Pap, and much much more.

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  • The researchers said that medical students typically learn about procedures such as intubation in a lecture hall, practice on a real patient, often with minimal supervision and later train others.

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  • They can perform certain surgical procedures such as intubation (inserting a breathing tube into the throat), and are trained in advanced life support measures, such as defibrillation.

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  • Paramedics also carry out certain surgical procedures when necessary, such as intubation; monitor patients 'conditions using high-tech equipment; liaise with members of other emergency services; and deal with members of the public and family members present at the scene.

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