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Synonyms for tube

a hollow cylindrical shape


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an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

provide with a tube or insert a tube into

convey in a tube

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ride or float on an inflated tube

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place or enclose in a tube

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In our case, a chest tube was initially inserted to the patient.
The median chest tube drainage was 614 cc (range: 286-1,380 cc) in the six patients in whom this was assessed.
PleuraFlow minimizes chest tube clogging during heart and lung surgery.
Over the next few days, her dyspnea improved, her cough resolved, and, subsequently, the chest tube was removed.
2 Bleeding was measured by chest tube blood loss, a standard methodused by surgeons.
Upon arriving at Carraway, the patient was immediately taken to surgery, where another chest tube was inserted in an effort to drain the fluid that was leaking from her stomach into her chest.
This second edition adds new chapters on cultural diversity, phlebotomy, IV insertion, chest tube drainage systems, bronchoscopy assisting, and respiratory care in alternate settings.
This was attributed to the fact that the patient was postoperative and had a chest tube in place.
A SOCM may be called upon to administer advanced cardiac life support, intubation, chest tube thoracostomy or venous cut downs.
A small, partial collapse may resolve on its own, but more severe cases may require the insertion of a chest tube to allow the air to escape the chest cavity.
With the correct insertion site, the chance of inserting the chest tube into the liver or spleen is minimised.
Signs of heparin rebound may include an increased volume of chest tube losses, sanguineous oozing at dressing sites, or an increase in the partial thrombplastin time (PTT) on coagulation tests.