O'Dwyer tube

O'·Dwy·er tube

(ō-dwī'ĕr),
a metal tube formerly used for intubation of the larynx in diphtheria.

O'Dwyer,

Joseph P., U.S. physician, 1841-1898.
O'Dwyer tube - a metal tube formerly used for intubation of the larynx in diphtheria.
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Artificial respiration by direct intralaryngeal intubation with a modified O'Dwyer tube and a new graduated air-pump in its applications to medical and surgical practice.
The O'Dwyer tubes were difficult to insert without considerable skill and practice.