reintubation (rē´intoobā´shən),

n intubation performed a second time.
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A questionnaire was prepared to note each patient's age, gender, date and time of initial intubation and initiation of mechanical ventilation, and date and time of reintubation and ventilation.
The most common adverse reactions associated with Infasurf dosing procedures in the controlled trials were cyanosis (65 percent), airway obstruction (39 percent), bradycardia (34 perfect), reflux of surfactant into the endotracheal tube (21 percent), requirement for manual ventilation (16 percent), and reintubation (3 percent).
We defined this composite complication outcome if any of the following occurred after hospital admission: death, ARDS, acute myocardial infarction, acute respiratory failure requiring more than 48 hours of ventilatory support after a period of normal nonassisted breathing (minimum of 48 hours) or reintubation, aspiration pneumonia, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, fat embolism syndrome, acute renal failure, central nervous system infection, progression of original neurologic insult, liver failure, sepsis, septicemia, empyema, dehiscence, gastrointestinal bleeding, small bowel obstruction, compartment syndrome, arterial occlusion, and postoperative hemorrhage.
One patient who had presumably been extubated in the early postoperative period prior to transfer required reintubation in the paediatric intensive care unit as a result of neurological deterioration.
The hospital's records also included a "Nurses' Notes Extension (The Chart), which gave a moment-by-moment chronicle of the series of events that occurred during the tube displacement and reintubation.
The saphena wound site infection, mediastinitis, reintubation, bleeding or revision due to sternal dehiscence, temporary or permanent neurological deficit, inotrope and intra-aortic balloon pump requirement and mortality rate were investigated in the post-operative period.
4) Traditionally the management of respiratory complications such as retained pulmonary secretions, atelectasis, and the avoidance of reintubation has been the major focus of physiotherapy treatment for the critically ill patient.
They showed a significant reduction in duration of mechanical ventilation, ICU and hospital stay using NIV, but no difference in the incidence of reintubation between the two techniques.
In just about 10 seconds, the CAM Rescue Cath[TM] clears endotracheal tube obstructions without saline instillation, tube exchange or reintubation.
She had a prolonged course in the hospital including the need for reintubation for pneumonia.
Examples of these are development of a formal infection control program, tube removal as soon as clinically feasible, adequate nutritional support and avoidance of reintubation (Kollef, 1999).