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intubation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n intubation the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Intubation (Med) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n intubation The act of inserting a tube into some orifice.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. in-, in + tube,

Usage

In literature:

This was known as intubation.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
If suffocation is imminent, tracheotomy or intubation is called for.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Dr. Joseph O'Dwyer, the inventor of intubation, was born in 1841, in Cleveland, Ohio.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

Endotracheal intubation with flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in patients with abnormal anatomic conditions of the head and neck.
He will discuss traditional airway techniques, endotracheal intubation and RSI, as well as a detailed discussion of the use of extraglottic airways in the prehospital setting.
Comparison of bacteremia occurring with nasotracheal and orotracheal intubation.
Factors that predict the need for intubation in patients with smoke inhalation injury.
Abstract Early identification of smoke inhalation patients who will require intubation is crucial.
Impaired lung function can lead to respiratory failure requiring hospitalization, and occasionally intubation and mechanical ventilation.
Emberger 1, F Gott1, C. RCP's are the first line intubators at code and emergent situations at our facility.
Non-Glare Material Helps Portable Video Laryngoscope Provide Clear View for Emergency Intubations.
Outcomes of intubation in difficult airways due to head and neck pathology .
Anesthesiologist's actions blamed for injuries during pre-surgery intubation.
Male patient is intubated on scene of crash.
Study analyzes outcomes of endotracheal intubation on pediatric patients.
Rapid Sequence Intubation & Rapid Sequence Airway: An Airway 911 Guide.
The GlideScope Direct intubation trainer combines the characteristics of a standard Macintosh blade with AVL video technology.
This 4-Step Technique Tutorial video demonstrates proper intubation techniques using the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope.
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In science:

The resulting concepts are red-coloured (Subfigure 2(b)) and represent more specific concepts like Catheterisation, Surgical repair, Intubation, or Cardiovascular Operations.
Building conceptual spaces for exploring and linking biomedical resources
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