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 (ĭn′to͞o-bāt′, -tyo͞o-)
tr.v. in·tu·bat·ed, in·tu·bat·ing, in·tu·bates
To insert a tube into (a hollow organ or body passage).

in′tu·ba′tion n.
in′tu·ba′tion·al adj.
in′tu·ba′tion·al·ly adv.


Inserting a tube in an organ or body passage, usually through the larynx in order to administer anesthaesia.
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Noun1.intubation - the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another


n (Med) → Intubation f


n. intubación, inserción de un tubo en un conducto o cavidad del cuerpo.


n intubación f
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M Rapid sequence intubation is the preferred method and widely gaining acceptance; however, other method of intubation without use of muscle relaxants and "crash intubation" without use of any drugs are also reported.
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Succinylcholine versus rocuronium for rapid sequence intubation in intensive care, a prospective, randomized controlled trial.
Etomidate versus ketamine for rapid sequence intubation in acutely ill patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
Intubating conditions and hemodynamic effects of etomidate for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department: an observational cohort study.
Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is now the acceptable and preferred method of intubating in the emergency room setting.
A comparison of fentanyl, esmolol and their combination for blunting the haemodynamic responses during rapid sequence intubation.

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