Suction catheter

Known as: tube suction, catheter suction, suctioning tube 
A vacuum-powered body fluid suction apparatus is a device used to aspirate, remove, or sample body fluids. The device is powered by an external… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Electromagnetic navigation has been approved for use as an adjunct to standard bronchoscopy. The diagnostic yield… (More)
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2006
2006
PURPOSE We tested the hypothesis that digital insertion of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (ProSeal LMA) is more successful… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Nasotracheal intubation (NTI) has greater potential for trauma of nasopharyngeal mucosa than orotracheal intubation… (More)
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2003
2003
STUDY OBJECTIVE Endotracheal suctioning in intubated patients is routinely applied in most ICUs but may have negative side… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To evaluate the usefulness of transcatheter debridement of infected pancreatic necrosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS… (More)
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1997
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1997
The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and cost-effectiveness of not routinely changing in-line suction catheters… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate histologic, microbiological, and clinical criteria in the recognition of ventilator-associated… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND Normal saline instillation prior to endotracheal suctioning is a critical care ritual that persists despite a lack of… (More)
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1994
1994
Suction catheter tip contamination is a potential source of intraoperative inoculation of wounds with bacteria. The continuous… (More)
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1986
1986
UNLABELLED Multiple-use (M-U) closed-system endotracheal suction catheters are effective in preventing arterial oxygen… (More)
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