Intubation/Intubate

Placement of a flexible plastic tube in the trachea to protect and support the airway and allow for mechanical or artificial respiration. This is usually done when the patient is asleep.

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Conscious Sedation

Medications are given to induce an altered state of consciousness that minimizes pain and discomfort, used in conjunction with local anesthesia during minor surgeries such as biopsies, minor fracture repair, colonoscopies, EGD, and dental surgery.

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