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Is intubation painful when its happening?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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