Nasal Intubation

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Definition

Endotracheal intubation is a medical procedure in which a tube is placed into the windpipe (trachea), through the mouth or the nose. In most emergency situations it is placed through the mouth.

See also: Bronchoscopy, Tracheostomy


Alternative Names

Intubation - endotracheal


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Why the test is performed
Endotracheal intubation is done to open the airway to give oxygen, medication, or anesthesia, and to help with... Read more

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