Intubation D007440

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Therapeutics [E02] » Intubation

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Investigative Techniques [E05] » Intubation

Description

Introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to restore or maintain patency if obstructed. It is differentiated from CATHETERIZATION in that the insertion of a catheter is usually performed for the introducing or withdrawing of fluids from the body.   MeSH

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