endotracheal extubation


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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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After endotracheal extubation, patients were randomly divided into two groups.
The respiratory rate following endotracheal extubation was significantly lower at the 4th hour in patients who have received HFO (p < 0.001); however, it did not differ significantly at the other follow-up intervals.
Early endotracheal extubation and fast tracking resulted in a 25% reduction of costs and a 15% increase in case volume while slightly decreasing complications6.
Blood pressure and pulse rate responses to endotracheal extubation with and without prior injection of lidocaine.
(3) Dexmedetomidine an alpha 2 agonist have been successfully used for attenuating the sympathetic response during endotracheal extubation. We conducted an observational study to examine the role of dexmedetomidine on hemodynamic response during endotracheal intubation.
Endotracheal extubation was carried out when patient was completely conscious and responded to verbal commands.
Table-3 shows that there was an abrupt rise in mean heart rate during and immediately after endotracheal extubation. The rise in mean HR was maximum in Group I as compared to Group II.