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Synonyms for airway

a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

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The use of an oral artificial airway instead of the nasal type is recommended because nasal intubations increases the risk of developing nosocomial sinusitis thus will further increasing the development of VAP (Pruitt & Jacobs, 2006).
Emily underwent the emergency tracheostomy, an artificial airway provided through a 3mm surgical opening in the front of her windpipe.
PIONEER: Claudia Castillo who has an artificial airway which was created from stem cells to save her left lung in a landmark operation that could change the face of transplant surgery; COMPLEX STEPS: Claudia Castillo during the operation
PIONEERING Claudia Castillo of Bercelona who had an artificial airway created from her bone marrow stem cells to save her left lung.
15) Therefore, physical therapists working with mechanically ventilated patients must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical ventilation and artificial airways.
He was treated at pitchside and then rushed to hospital where an emergency tracheotomy was performed --a hole was cut in his throat and an artificial airway inserted --because of concern about the swelling in his throat.
Mrs Matthews said she felt that an operation to create an artificial airway into Luke's windpipe, should have been carried out much sooner.
Many people who elect ventilator dependence via an artificial airway experience both increased survival and, on the whole, a satisfactory quality of life.
Oh yes: make certain you are dealing with the inflammation of anaphylaxis, and not an airway obstruction since the artificial airway will complicate everything.
Compared with the current standards of care and available patient information, having this type of adjunctive information about the tracheal tube provides clinicians with a more immediate and complete picture of the patient's artificial airway status," Cothrel said.
Today, however, the focus is very much on mum-of-two who has received an artificial airway, grown from her own stem cells in a laboratory.
The surgery, involving the use of a woman's own stem cells to create an artificial airway, will revolutionise the lives of millions.