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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Respiratory Failure: Adequate oxygen exchange through the lungs is necessary for survival. In pregnancy, oxygen is passed thru the placenta & the lungs are not tested un ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Listening / X-ray: The standard method of verifying tube placement includes listening to breath sides on both sides after placement.After securing the tube in place it i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Risks: Risks of inserting endotracheal tube (et) include damaging vocal cords, teeth, or back of throat when using laryngoscope. Worse, the tube could acci ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mainstem: An endotracheal tube is inserted down the throat, sometimes down the nose, but always into the mainstem bronchus and above the carina or the point at ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Help with breathing : An endotracheal tube can help protect the airway as well as allow easier mechanical ventilation for a premature infant. The medical staff may also use ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Inserting endotracheal tubes is included in the paramedics' job description. Positioning needs to be checked, though, just as it does when a physicia ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
General anesthesia : At the end of the procedure, your anesthesia provider emerges you from general anesthesia. Well done there is no awareness of the endotracheal tube fo ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal reduction: A closed nasal reduction with general anesthesia usually means IV sedation with an endotracheal tube to help you breathe while you are asleep you w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Since the procedure might break or knock out permanent teeth if you moved at all, i don't know if any anesthesia professional that would sign on for s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Penis biposy: Absolutely not. Depending on where the biopsy is going to be taken from - you may be able to have this done under local anesthetic with some mild rela ... Read More

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