endotracheal extubation


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extubation

 [eks″too-ba´shun]
removal of a previously inserted tube, such as an endotracheal tube, catheter, drain, or feeding tube, from an organ, orifice, or other body structure. See also intubation.
endotracheal extubation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as purposeful removal of the endotracheal tube from the nasopharynx or oropharyngeal airway.

endotracheal extubation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as purposeful removal of the endotracheal tube from the nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal airway. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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The haemodynamic parameters of heart rate and blood pressure before and after endotracheal intubation, after the first surgical incision, 1 h after the start of the surgery and after endotracheal extubation were similar in the two groups (no statistically significant differences).
In this study, our goal was to determine the effects of sublingual nitroglycerin spray on haemodynamic responses during endotracheal extubation in patients undergoing lumbar disc surgery.
Blood-pressure and pulse-rate responses to endotracheal extubation with and without prior injection of lidocaine.
3) Dexmedetomidine an alpha 2 agonist have been successfully used for attenuating the sympathetic response during endotracheal extubation.
Endotracheal extubation was carried out when patient was completely conscious and responded to verbal commands.
Table-3 shows that there was an abrupt rise in mean heart rate during and immediately after endotracheal extubation.