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What is partial intubation?

What is partial intubation?

Never heard of it: I have done aneswthesia for 38 years in many hospitals and never heard the term. Dr r is probably right but it could also be that the tracheal tube was partially in. Just to be clear, "when he says " this is less invasive...." he means the lma not the subject fo the previous sentance. ...Read more

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Dr. Norman Cohen
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Intubation (Definition)

It is the insertion of a tube into the trachea to maintain a secure airway. This is essential ...Read more


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How can intubation be measured?

It is confirmed : By visualization, appropriate breath sounds, measured end tidal co2 and stable oxygen levels. It can also be confirmed by chest x-ray or other scan. ...Read more

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What is rapid sequence intubation?

Intubating fast: Rapid sequence intubation is done to minimize aspiration of gastric contents in to the lung. When we preoxygenate a patient have suction ready and give induction agent like Propofol or etomidate and musclerelaxant and succnylcholine(anectine) rapidly while cricoid pressure on neck is maintained and the intubate in 45 seconds. ...Read more

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Is intubation painful when its happening?

Is intubation painful when its happening?

Usually no: For most patients, endotracheal intubation is done once the patient is asleep. In some circumstances, it maybe necessary to perform with awake with local anesthetics and mild sedation. ...Read more

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What exactly is transtracheal intubation?

Via the trachea: When placing a tube in the trachea to help a patient breathe and protect their lungs from gastric content is not possible or practical, an incision is made right beneath the voice box into the what is the called the cricoid membrane through which a tube can be inserted directly into the trachea and help the patient breathe. ...Read more

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Why do they do awake intubations? Hows it done?

Why do they do awake intubations? Hows it done?

Depens (penicillamine) on reason: Intubations are normally done when you have received sedation and paralysis. Ones done when you are awake are normally emergent when you are in respiratory distress. ...Read more

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What is fiberoptic intubation and how is it done?

What is fiberoptic intubation and how is it done?

Carefully!: Intubation is the insertion of a breathing tube into the windpipe (trachea). Usually it is done through the mouth with an instrument called a laryngoscope. Sometimes it is necessary to use a fiberoptic bronchoscope, either through the nose or the mouth. The area will be numbed. The fiberoptic scope is used to get a good view of the vocal cords, then the breathing tube is advanced into the airway. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the purposes of intubation?

Many: Intubation refers to a procedure whereby an anesthesiologist or other qualified healthcare provider inserts a breathing tube into the lungs. This can be performed during surgery that requires general anesthesia. Intubation may also be performed in emergency situations if patients are unable to maintain spontaneous respirations. Patients in the intensive care unit may also require intubation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: intubation?

Airway Maintenance : It is the insertion of a tube into the trachea to maintain a secure airway. This is essential for safe general anaesthesia. ...Read more

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Which drugs are given during rapid sequence intubation?

Which  drugs are given during rapid sequence intubation?

Propofol,anectine: Rapid sequence induction means patient has full stomach. We give induction agent like Propofol or etomidate and Anectine rapidly to intubate a patient. ...Read more