from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Intubation of the larynx performed a second time owing to a return of the obstruction.
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There was the respiratory therapist who gambled wrongly about my ability to breathe on my own, yet returned to my bedside after the trauma of reintubation to cheer me on for whatever came next.
In addition, the defendants failed to ensure they would monitor Shelton following the intubation procedure, failed to ensure they would recognize improper intubation in time for successful reintubation, failed to require the air transport unit had all the required equipment to perform an intubation procedure and failed to ensure its employee had proper training, the suit states.
Patients who received prophylactic CPAP also experienced reduced pulmonary complications, including hypoxemia, pneumonia, and reintubation rates, as well as significantly reduced ICU readmission rates.