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- v. Present participle of extubate.
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That does not mean that, in the extreme crisis of pandemic-induced ventilator shortage, extubating chronic patients would not be the moral choice.
He's not in danger of pulling loose any of his lines or extubating himself, but the added exertion is causing his oxygen saturation to drop.