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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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He had to have a feeding tube placed due to suspected aspiration after seizures.
This new service will save patients time and effort, as instead of going to DHA hospitals on a monthly basis to receive their prescribed feeding tubes, they will be able to receive the service from the comfort of their homes from the distributor directly under the direct supervision of the authoritys clinical nutrition department.
Dubai: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced the launch of a home delivery service of feeding tubes for patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, the elderly and people of determination.
The FDA clearance also enables licensed or certified healthcare practitioners to use the TubeClear System to clear the clogged feeding tubes at a patient's bedside.
His family asked about a feeding tube and special swallow therapists to try to retrain his throat muscles so that he could eat and drink safely.
The enteral feeding tubes market covers nasoenteric feeding tubes, oroenteric feeding tubes, and enterostomy tubes.
A button tube or low-profile feeding tube extrudes from the abdomen only 1-2 inches and is ideal for children or active adults.
And Mr Justice Hayden concluded that the feeding tube should not be re-inserted - even though such a move would hasten the man's death.
100% real food, blenderized meals for people on feeding tubes.
Several manufacturers in the enteral feeding devices industry are increasingly adopting patient safety techniques such as unique connection systems to avoid misconnection of feeding tubes and user-friendly techniques such as portable feeding pumps, programming options, programmable flushing intervals, multiple languages, occlusion pressure alarm options, history of previous feed rates, and screen and program lock-out features to prevent manipulation.
A report revealed there were several attempts to fit a feeding tube after the patient was admitted to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.
A PENSIONER died after a feeding tube ended up in her windpipe instead of her stomach at a Birmingham hospital, an inquest heard.
In 5 birds, an ingluviotomy was performed to place a feeding tube from the crop to the proventriculus, which allowed a temporary bypass of the dysfunctional esophagus until normal function and motility were regained.
Placement of the post-pyloric feeding tube is difficult and is traditionally performed under endoscopy or radiological monitoring at considerable risk and expense.