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Full-face masks, which look like wearable portals with breathing tubes poking out from the forehead, are now popping up everywhere.
The Spring 2001 show, titled Voss, featured a curvy nude woman with a breathing tube attached to her face and moths fluttering around her body, inspired by Joel-Peter Witkin’s 1983 photograph Sanitarium.
Respiratory failure did occur in two of the three most recent cases in San Diego and, in both cases, breathing tubes were necessary to keep the patients alive.
Many of the patients affected rely on medical equipment such as breathing tubes and central-line catheters that pump drugs into veins, offering an easy route for the fungus.
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medical Definition of breathing tube
- An anesthesiologist shoehorned a breathing tube down the patient's throat.
- —Steve Fishman, Rolling Stone, 9 Mar. 1989
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