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flow generator

A pneumatic engine that powers life-support equipment and uses a gauge of 5 to 50 lb/sq in to supply gas to a ventilator circuit, allowing for a constant flow pattern.
See also: generator
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In other countries, such as Australia and India, there is mostly no reimbursement, and the patient bears the cost of the flow generator and replacement parts.
A patient could rent or buy a flow generator from specialized dealers (including internet dealers) or home health equipment suppliers, durable medical equipment suppliers (DME's), pharmacies (especially in countries like Australia) or via dealers operating through the Internet.
The AutoSet Vantage and the S8 Elite with the HumidAire H3i are ResMed's first flow generators to offer fully integrated humidification in a single, compact system for travel or home use.
Fisher & Paykel Flaunts SleepStyle(TM) Flow Generators 68
In addition, we are proud to announce the release of our newest generation of flow generators - the ResMed S9 series.
1 million has been recognized as a charge to cost of sales in relation to the voluntary recall we announced in April 2007 related to our previous series of S8 flow generators.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: Flow Generators (CPAP, AutoPAP, Bi-level PAP) and Facial Interfaces.
The presentation of the award coincides with the release of ResMed's newest CPAP device, the S8 Escape(TM), inaugurating a new generation of high quality flow generators.
One implication of this hypothesis is that large free cash flow generators should outperform market averages over time.