manual resuscitator


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manual resuscitator

A handheld mask with an attached self-inflating bag, which permits air to be forced into the lungs each time it is squeezed. Manual resuscitators can be difficult to use properly. Complications can arise if the mask does not seal the patient's face properly, if excessive pressure is used during ventilation, if inadequate supplemental oxygen is provided, or if the rate or volume of ventilations is excessive or insufficient to inflate the lungs and remove carbon dioxide.
See also: resuscitator
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Respiratory Care Equipment & Supplies in US$ Million by the following product segments - Pulmonary Function Testing Equipment, Spirometers, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices, Ventilators, Humidifiers, Nebulizers, CPAP/Bi-level Devices, Oxygen Equipment, Manual Resuscitators, and Masks, Circuits & Disposables.
The specific product segments analyzed are Pulmonary Function Testing Equipment, Spirometers, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices, Ventilators, Humidifiers, Nebulizers, CPAP/Bi-level Devices, Oxygen Equipment, Manual Resuscitators, Masks, and Circuits & Disposables.
0 million, first-quarter charge - also nonrecurring - for expenses associated with discontinuing the company's previous line of disposable manual resuscitators.