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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of extubate.


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  • Approximately 18 hours after intubation, the patient became combative and was extubated after 24 hours.


  • In the recovery room her mother was extubated and woke up, but was still so combative that she needed to be sedated again.

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  • If someone I just extubated and got off the vent from respiratory failure due to their COPD is found outside smoking within 12 hours you think they will quit for money.

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  • I gave her the white board Dr. Wu had given me; until Claire was extubated tomorrow morning she would have to use this to communicate.

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  • He's extubated yesterday, came off the breathing machine yesterday.

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  • As a rule, when a convalescent diphtheritic patient cannot be extubated two weeks after three negative cultures have been obtained the advisability of a low tracheotomy should be considered.

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  • Baseline, single lung, 10 min and 30 min measurements were obtained with the rat intubated and ventilated at volume control ventilation; 6 h measurements were obtained with the rat extubated and breathing room air without support of a ventilator.

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  • Giving the neuromuscular blocking agent after the patient is extubated has resulted in serious problems, too. - Business News

  • "The boy was then extubated [removing the tube to his airway] after about 30 minutes and that same evening he was eating normally" said Dr. Tamir Wolf.

  • She extubated herself the day before yesterday though so they're letting her go without the vent.

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