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Cardiac intensive care. Nurse adjusting a tube of a boy who is recovering in a cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) after a heart transplant. Although the patient is breathing by himself, he is also breathing in humidified oxygen, supplied by the tube at lower left, through the nasoendotracheal tube in his nose. At upper left is a monitor showing his vital signs, such as respiration rate and heart rate.
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