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Intubation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intubation
Tree Number(s)
E02.585
E05.497
Unique ID
D007440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007440
Annotation
for intubation procedures in disease, coordinate with disease /‌ther, not /‌surg; esophageal intubation = ESOPHAGUS + INTUBATION, not INTUBATION, GASTROINTESTINAL; esophageal obturator airway = ESOPHAGUS + INTUBATION /‌instrum
Scope Note
Introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to restore or maintain patency if obstructed. It is differentiated from CATHETERIZATION in that the insertion of a catheter is usually performed for the introducing or withdrawing of fluids from the body.
Entry Term(s)
See Also
Chest Tubes
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Intubation Preferred
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