continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions


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continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions

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CASS

Suctioning pooled oropharyngeal fluids from the subglottic region just above the cuff of an endotracheal tube. It is a technique used in mechanically ventilated patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonias.
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Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions (CASS) in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative Period of Major Heart Surgery.
A randomized clinical trial of continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions in cardiac surgery patients.
Continuous Aspiration of Subglottic Secretions in the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the Postoperative Period of Major Heart Surgery.

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