a short cylindrical tube used in intubation of the larynx.
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Bouchut tubeA short length of tubing formerly used to relieve diphtheria-induced laryngeal obstruction, described by French physician Jean Antoine Eugene Bouchut (1818–1891). It is of historic interest as it preceded Macewen's first successful endotracheal intubation at the end of the 19th century.
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Bou·chut tube(bū-shū' tūb)
A short cylindric tube used in intubation of the larynx.
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Bouchut,Jean A.E., French physician, 1818-1891.
Bouchut tube - a short cylindrical tube used in intubation of the larynx.
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