Intubation and mechanical ventilation is a significant part of critical care. The necessity of suctioning for clearing endotracheal tubes has long been recognized as the best available method for addressing endotracheal tube patency. Intubation and mechanical ventilation is a significant part of critical care. The necessity of suctioning for clearing endotracheal tubes has long been recognized as the best available method for addressing endotracheal tube patency. Intubation and mechanical ventilation is a significant part of critical care. The necessity of suctioning for clearing endotracheal tubes has long been recognized as the best available method for addressing endotracheal tube patency.

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