Intubation is the process of placing a tube into the body for medical purposes. Typically, intubation refers to the placement of an endotracheal tube to assist the patient when they are not breathing effectively. The tube is placed into the trachea and connected to an assistive device for breathing.
- Q What equipment is standard in most emergency rooms?
- Q Are pacemakers used in cardiac emergencies?
- Q How are temporary pacemakers used in critical care?
- Q How are ambulatory infusion pumps used in critical care?
- Q How are suction devices used in critical care?
- Q How are blood fluid warmers used in critical care?