endotracheal tube


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  • noun

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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

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Endobronchial intubation detected by insertion depth of endotracheal tube, bilateral auscultation, or observation of chest movements: Randomised trial.
A major cause of tracheal morbidity is that the pressure exerted by the endotracheal tube cuff exceeds the capillary perfusion pressure, causing ischaemia.
2) Intubated patients often require sedation to reduce the irritation and coughing caused by the endotracheal tube.
The study - Do Endotracheal Tubes Prevent Microaspiration?
7 outer diameter [OD] endotracheal tube) suggests that the focal tracheal lesion was caused by trauma to the mucosa by the distal tip of the endotracheal tube.
A study of endotracheal tube injury to the subglottis.
The award will support research and development of a surface-modified endotracheal tube that combines the Semprus Sustain([TM])Technology with the delivery of antimicrobials.
Contract awarded for acquisition of pvc endotracheal tube no.
Endotracheal tube cuff pressure management in adult critical care units.
18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced the introduction of KimVent* MICROCUFF* Subglottic Suctioning Endotracheal Tube (ETT), the first subglottic suctioning ETT to be FDA cleared for saline use providing for more effective[sup.
Initially, a 6 mm endotracheal tube connector was seated snugly into the proximal end of the drainage tube.
Sensitivity and specificity for identification of safe endotracheal tube cuff pressures were calculated, with the 20 cm H2O cuff pressure considered to be safe and cuff pressures below and above this considered to be too low and too high, respectively.
In just about 10 seconds, the CAM Rescue Cath [TM] clears endotracheal tube obstructions without saline instillation, tube exchange or reintubation.
The largest endotracheal tube that the anesthesia team was able to place was 3.
Extubation was immediately performed, and a thick white material was found to be filling the lumen of the endotracheal tube.