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Intubation

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Covid-19
ICD-9-CM  96.0
MeSH  D007440

Intubation (sometimes entubation) is a medical procedure involving the insertion of a tube into the body. Patients are generally anesthetized beforehand. Examples include tracheal intubation, and the balloon tamponade with a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube (a tube into the gastrointestinal tract).

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Intubation Wikipedia


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