Intubation - endotracheal
An Endotracheal intubation introduces a tube into the trachea to provide an open airway to administer oxygen, gaseous medication, or anesthetics. May also be done to remove blockages, or to view the interior walls. See bronchoscopy.
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.
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