Whats the difference between a tracheostomy and endotracheal intubation?

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An incision

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endotracheal intubation is usually done through the mouth and sometimes through the nose. tracheostomy involves an incision through the neck into the trachea.
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Tracheostomy Nasal Neck Mouth Nose Endotracheal intubation Incision Intubation

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Mouth vs surgical

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Endotracheal intubation is the breathing tube in the mouth or nose, usually for general anesthesia and short term intensive care unit care. Tracheostomy is a surgically placed hole in the front of the neck where the tube is passed. This is for long term need for a breathing tube, with or without a ventilator (breathing machine).
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