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insertion

 [in-ser´shun]
1. the act of implanting, or condition of being implanted.
2. the site of attachment, as of a muscle to the bone that it moves.
3. in genetics, a rare nonreciprocal type of translocation in which a segment is removed from one chromosome and then inserted into a broken region of a nonhomologous chromosome.
airway insertion and stabilization in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as insertion or assisting with insertion and stabilization of an artificial airway. See also artificial airway management.
intravenous (IV) insertion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as insertion of a needle into a peripheral vein for the purpose of intravenous infusion of fluids, blood, or medications.
thought insertion the delusion that thoughts that are not one's own are being inserted into one's mind.
velamentous insertion attachment of the umbilical cord to the edge of the placenta.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn),
1. A putting in.
2. The usually more distal attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
3. In dentistry, the intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
4. Intrusion of fragments of any size from molecular to cytogenetic into the normal genome.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]

insertion

(ĭn-sûr′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of inserting.
2. Anatomy The point or mode of attachment of a skeletal muscle to the bone or other body part that it moves.
3. Genetics The addition, as by mutation, of one or more nucleotides to a chromosome.

in·ser′tion·al adj.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn)
1. A putting in.
2. The attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
3. dentistry The intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
4. Intrusion of fragments of any size from molecular to cytogenetic into the normal genome.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]

insertion

  1. a point of attachment of an organ such as a leaf or muscle.
  2. the point of application of force by a muscle.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, the intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
2. The usually more distal attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]
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Ramasethu, "An innovative nonanimal simulation trainer for chest tube insertion in neonates," Pediatrics, vol.
Comparison of three practices of dressing chest tube insertion sites: A randomized controlled trial.
the clinical scenario was highly suggestive of a tension pneumothorax, however, emergency chest tube insertion did not demonstrate any air and he continued to be hypoxic.
The majority of participants agreed that the skills were relevant to their residency programme as follows: airway management 15(93.8%), lumbar puncture 14(87.5%), intubation 14(87.5%), bone marrow aspiration 10(62.5%), chest tube insertion 10(62.5%), pleural tap 10(62.5%), central line insertion 11(68.8%) and arthrocentesis 9(56.3%).
James Mitchell, age 70, was admitted to the medicalsurgical unit after emergency chest tube insertion for a spontaneous pneumothorax.
We also recorded management modifications based on post-PDT radiographic changes, including increased PEEP, chest physiotherapy, therapeutic bronchoscopy or chest tube insertion. Atelectasis was the only new finding detected on post-PDT CXRs of 24 (10%) patients.
To prevent tension from being placed on the chest tube insertion site, flag the chest tube to the chest wall below the dressing.
The area around the patient's neck or at the chest tube insertion site should be palpated for crepitus, which has the feel of "Rice Krispies." The patient should be taught and encouraged to deep breathe and cough at least hourly to prevent atelectasis and to assist in removing air and/or fluid from the pleural space.
Octylcyanoacrylate provided an occlusive dressing for the chest tube insertion sites.
The HAL also contains a surgical airway to allow for needle decompression and chest tube insertions, and does not need to be connected to wires to function normally.