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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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.
Patient was intubated with the help of direct laryngoscopy and endotracheal tube and stylet was used if required.
In this study, the clinical outcome of replacing a conventional endotracheal tube with endotracheal tube with subglottic suction port were scrutinized.
The incorrect placement of an endotracheal tube can lead to serious complications including endobronchial intubation, vocal cord paralysis, accidental extubation, collapsed lung, hypoxemia, and pulmonary barotrauma, among others.
While a patient is intubated, the secretions, and thus all the microorganisms that are in it, are allowed to follow the endotracheal tube down into the lungs.
was administered as the muscles relaxant for intubation and orotracheal intubation done with flexometallic endotracheal tube with removable connector.
Laryngeal mask airway group was anesthetized using the modified reinforced laryngeal mask airway while endotracheal tube intubation group was anesthetized using endotracheal tube.
A medical bulletin issued by Belle Vue Clinic, where she has been admitted since December 23 following a respiratory tract infection, said Sen is on BIPAP therapy through an endotracheal tube after which her oxygen saturation level in blood and other ancillary blood reports are satisfactory.
Even the use of a laryngoscope without any attempt to pass the endotracheal tube may be sufficient to do this.
Damage to the trachea during intubation is inevitable as a result of the contact between the endotracheal tube and the trachea.