manual ventilation

(redirected from bag ventilation)

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

intermittent manual compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination during apnea or hypoventilation.
Synonym(s): bag ventilation

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

(man'yū-ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
Intermittent compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination during apnea or hypoventilation.

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

(man'yū-ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
Intermittent manual compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination.
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The patient had three minutes of uneventful bag ventilation on the Aestiva[R]/5 machine prior to intubation.