bag-valve-mask resuscitator

bag-valve-mask resuscitator

a device consisting of a manually compressible container with a plastic bag of oxygen at one end and at the other a one-way valve and mask that fit over the mouth and nose of the person to be resuscitated. See also Ambu bag.
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When teaching lifeguard personnel ablaut positive pressure ventilation using a personal resuscitation mask, a personal resuscitation shield, or a bag-valve-mask resuscitator, suction equipment should absolutely be a part of the instruction.
Therefore, consideration must be given to the availability of personal resuscitation masks with oxygen inlets, and appropriate bag-valve-mask resuscitators with oxygen reservoirs that are capable of rapidly refilling and delivering the oxygen.