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  Intubation



Intubation

    This is the technique of inserting an endotracheal tube. It is performed by ACLS personnel.

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ACLS
See Advanced Cardiac Life Support.



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Intussusception
Telescoping a section of the intestine into an adjoining section.



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A defense mechanism operating unconsciously central to obsessive-compulsive phenomena in which the affect is detached from an idea and rendered unconscious, leaving the conscious idea colorless and emotionally neutral.

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IM
See Intramuscular.

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The anatomical term for "below". i.e. the neck is inferior to the head. Typically used in humans only. See Cranial/Caudal/Superior.

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IV
See Intravenous.

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