Ambu bag

Ambu bag

a trademark for a resuscitator bag used to assist ventilation. See also bag-valve-mask resuscitator.

Ambu bag

A self-refilling bag-valve-mask unit with a 1–1.5 litre capacity, used for artificial respiration which, while suboptimal for the non-intubated patient, is effective for ventilating and oxygenating intubated patients, allowing both spontaneous and artificial respiration.

Ambu bag

Emergency medicine A self-refilling bag-valve-mask unit with a 1-1.5 liter capacity, used for artificial respiration which, although suboptimal for the non-intubated Pt, is effective for ventilating and oxygenating intubated Pts, allowing both spontaneous and artificial respiration

Am·bu bag

(am'byū bag)
Respiration device with a nonrebreathing valve to provide positive pressure for manual ventilation needed when a patient lacks respiratory drive during resuscitation involving oxygen or air. [NOTE: This name is a registered trademark of Ambu, Inc. of Glen Burnie, MD, USA and Ambu A/S of Ballerup, Denmark. Although it is sometimes incorrectly and improperly used as a generic product name by some health care practitioners, all rights and privileges attached to the product remain those of the proprietors.]

Ambu bag

a flexible reservoir bag connected by tubing and a non-rebreathing valve to a face mask or endotracheal tube and used for artificial ventilation. It is self-inflating with room air or from an oxygen source.
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Ambu bag. By permission from Hall L, Clarke KW, Trim C, Veterinary Anaesthesia, Saunders, 2000
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The ventilator system was withdrawn and an ambu bag was also not provided.
The clinical data of the patients was noted for the various interventions which included intravenous line, naso-gastric tube, ambu bag, endotracheal tube, ventilator and surgery.
Bag valve mask (BVM) or Ambu bag or generically as a manual resuscitator or "self-inflating bag," is a hand-held device commonly used to provide positive pressure ventilation to patients who are not breathing or not breathing adequately.
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A smart Ambu bag will allow the nurse to manually ventilate the patient effectively and ensure adequate gas exchanges for the intubated patient.
Through the years I've lost count of the patients I did chest compressions on and manually ventilated with an ambu bag.
for me He also has a machine to monitor oxygen levels and heart rate, and an Ambu bag to open up his lungs and resuscitate him.
In a medical emergency, rescue workers can help a patient breathe using a squeezable bag with a face mask called the Ambu bag during ambubaging.
This device is usually used to allow the fitting of a positive end-expiratory pressure valve to an Ambu Bag.
Having practiced scenarios at the PACU course, I felt confident in attaching and using the Ambu bag with high flow oxygen to ventilate the patient adequately until the anaesthetist was available.
She added: "I don't know what a resuscitation face bag is but there was no airway and there was no Ambu bag and they are very basic things.
The flight medic is doing chest compressions on a small body, and the crew chief is squeezing the ambu bag to force air into his lungs.