extubation


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Related to extubation: extubation failure, terminal extubation

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.

ex·tu·ba·tion

(eks'tū-bā'shŭn),
Removal of a tube from an organ, structure, or orifice; specifically, removal of the endotracheal tube after intubation.
[L. ex, out, + tuba, tube]

extubation

/ex·tu·ba·tion/ (eks″too-ba´shun) removal of a tube used in intubation.

extubation

[iks′t(y)o̅o̅bā′shən]
Etymology: L, ex, out, tuba, tube
the process of withdrawing a tube from an orifice or cavity of the body. extubate, v.

extubation

Nursing The removal of a previously inserted tube used for respiratory support or gastric feeding. See Mechanical ventilation. Cf Intubation, Terminal weaning.

ex·tu·ba·tion

(eks'tū-bā'shŭn)
Removal of a tube from an organ, structure, or orifice. Often associated with removal of the endotracheal tube after ventilation or surgical procedure.
[L. ex, out, + tuba, tube]

Extubation

Removal of a breathing tube.
Mentioned in: Epiglottitis

extubation (ek·st·bāˑ·shn),

n removal of a tube from either a natural body orifice or from a body cavity.

ex·tu·ba·tion

(eks'tū-bā'shŭn)
Removal of a tube from an organ, structure, or orifice; specifically, removal of the endotracheal tube after intubation.
[L. ex, out, + tuba, tube]

extubation (eks´toobā´shən),

n the removal of a tube used for intubation.

extubation

removal of a tube used in intubation.
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He further opined that since Elisabeth was not awake during the premature extubation, gastric juices entered the trachea causing intense contraction of muscles around the trachea and bronchial tree because her 'protective airway reflex' was not yet back.
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