Extubated: The basic definition for this word is the removal of any tube from a structure, orifice or organ; specially, the tube removal after intubation of the trachea or larynx.
Primary as well as secondary responses to extubation are often possible. The primary effects can include systemic as well as local responses. The similar responses that follow intubation can be seen at extubation. Through intubation the individual is more secure due to anesthesia stimulation than there is during extubation therefore the responses cardiovascularly might be even more exaggerated. The more serious complication following extubation is the occurrence of airway obstruction that is acute. Central nervous respiratory depression, decrease in consciousness, decrease in the tone of muscles as well as tone obstruction can lead to expiratory or inspiratory stridor, cyanosis, dyspnea, tachycardia, agitation, hypertension as well as sweating.
Changes hemodynamically including approximately a 20 percent increase in heart rate as well as blood pressure usually occur in most individuals while taking the tube out. Patients with pregnancy-induce hypertension, cardiac disease and increased pressure intracranially can be risk for problems and can cause life-threatening episodes of ischemic myocardial. Management involves pharmacologic therapy or deep extubation.