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2012-06-06 23:01:15

Mercy Research & Development has pioneered the Adjustable Tongue Blade to update the common tonsillectomy procedure. The new tool makes the surgery more comfortable for patients, helps surgeons quickly establish a secure airway, and adjusts to fit multiple patients for cost-effectiveness. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Tonsillectomies are one of the oldest and most common surgical procedures performed on children in the United States. A new surgical tool developed at Mercy...


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Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

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