endotracheal tube


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Noun1.endotracheal tube - a catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents
catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
nasotracheal tube - a tube inserted into the trachea through the nose and pharynx; used to deliver oxygen
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Endotracheal tube cuff leaks: Causes, consequences, and management.
The VAP incidence and VAP rate were 36.7% and 23%/1000 ventilator days versus 33.3% and 30%/1000 ventilator days in the standard endotracheal tube and endotracheal tube with SSD groups, respectively.
Later, Battersby et al [4] concluded that there was no subglottic stenosis from proper use of endotracheal tubes (ET tube) for long-term intubation.
Techniques to ascertain correct endotracheal tube placement in neonates.
Supplemental Figure 2: measured pressure drop of each extubated patient endotracheal tube; control, before the ETT was cleared (pre), and after the ETT was cleared (post) evaluated at flow rates of (A) 30 L/min, (B) 60 L/min, and (C) 90 L/min.
I attempted nasotracheal fiberoptic intubation with a standard endotracheal tube (Lo-counter[TM] Muphy Tracheal Tube Mallinckrodt, 5.5 mm internal diameter (ID)) and a spiral-wound tube (SafetyFlex[TM] Reinforced Tracheal Tube Mallinckrodt, 5.5 mm ID) (Figure 3).
These patients were applied BiPAP through endotracheal tube and its response on blood gases and neurological status was evaluated.
Generalised estimating equation analysis showed a significant positive association between application of lidocaine gel on endotracheal tube and severity of sore throat (p<0.001).
A multidisciplinary decision was made to convert the oral endotracheal tube to a nasal endotracheal tube for surgical exposure and postoperative airway management.
Yum, "Acute obstruction of an endotracheal tube: a case report," Anesthesia Progress, vol.
In this study, the clinical outcome of replacing a conventional endotracheal tube with endotracheal tube with subglottic suction port were scrutinized.