What Is Endotracheal Intubation Used For? Center

Endotracheal intubation is the procedure to insert a flexible tube into the airway (trachea) through the mouth or the nose. The endotracheal tube is most often placed through the mouth, especially in emergencies. Endotracheal intubation is usually performed prior to surgeries with general anesthesia or in patients under critical care. Read more: What Is Endotracheal Intubation Used For? Article

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