Ambu bag


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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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