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How can nasal intubation work?

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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Very well!

Sometimes a breathing tube needs to be placed through the nose when surgery is done on the jaw or facial bones, for example.
The tube is gently introduced through the nose down into the windpipe (trachea) to help the pt breathe during surgery. It works the same way as a tube put in via the mouth to provide an airway for a pt under anesthesia.

In brief: Very well!

Sometimes a breathing tube needs to be placed through the nose when surgery is done on the jaw or facial bones, for example.
The tube is gently introduced through the nose down into the windpipe (trachea) to help the pt breathe during surgery. It works the same way as a tube put in via the mouth to provide an airway for a pt under anesthesia.
Dr. Karen Sibert
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Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology

In brief: Easy

Tubes into the windpipe can be placed both through the mouth or through the nose.
The tubes are from plastic and they can be placed through the nose with minimal damage.

In brief: Easy

Tubes into the windpipe can be placed both through the mouth or through the nose.
The tubes are from plastic and they can be placed through the nose with minimal damage.
Dr. Ionel Rad
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