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Descriptor English:   Intubation 
Descriptor Spanish:   Intubación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Intubação 
Synonyms English:   Intubations  
Tree Number:   E02.585
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   for intubation procedures in disease, coordinate with disease /ther, not /surg; esophageal intubation = ESOPHAGUS + INTUBATION, not INTUBATION, GASTROINTESTINAL; esophageal obturator airway = ESOPHAGUS + INTUBATION /instrum
See Related English:   Chest Tubes
History Note English:   66 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   7601 
Unique Identifier:   D007440 

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