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intubation

[‚in‚tü′bā·shən]
(medicine)
The introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to keep it open, especially into the larynx to ensure the passage of air.

Intubation

 

the introduction of a special tube into the larynx through the mouth for the purpose of eliminating respiratory disruption in burns, certain traumas, severe spasms of the larynx, laryngeal diphtheria, and acute, rapidly resolvable (for example, allergic) laryngeal edemas. Intubation may sometimes replace tracheotomy. In order to avoid the danger of asphyxiation, the tube is usually withdrawn and the patient transfers to normal respiration.

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We enrolled patients (age 18-65 years, ASA classification I-III) with a high risk of difficult ventilation and DI requiring tracheal intubation for their elective surgeries.
Tracheal intubation in the emergency department: the Scottish district hospital perspective.
Hemodynamic and respiratory data recorded at three time intervals: T1--15 minutes after tracheal intubation; T2--30 minutes after tracheal intubation; and T3--45 minutes after tracheal intubation T1 T2 PCV VCV PCV (n=30) (n=30) (n=30) HR (beats/min) 77[+ or -]16 78[+ or -]17 73[+ or -]13 MAP (mm Hg) 97[+ or -]15 91[+ or -]10 103[+ or -]14 Ppeak (cm [H.
During tracheal intubation, trauma, irritation and inflammation of the laryngeal mucosa are considered to be the responsible factors for the development of POST.
The time taken for successful tracheal intubation was measured from the time the allocated laryngoscope was inserted in the patient's mouth until end-tidal carbondioxide was detected.
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Tracheal intubation in the critically ill: A multi-centre national study of practice and complications.
sup][2] Tracheal intubation with Trachway is considered to be easy because of its simple operating principle and ease of handling.
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Out-of-hospital tracheal intubation with single-use versus reusable metal laryngoscope blades: a multicenter randomized controlled trial.