"Intubation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Introduction of a tube into a hollow organ to restore or maintain patency if obstructed. It is differentiated from CATHETERIZATION in that the insertion of a catheter is usually performed for the introducing or withdrawing of fluids from the body.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Intubation".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Intubation".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Intubation" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Intubation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.