manual 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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Manual ventilation will be required until the device is connected to main power.
cereus implicating hospital linens, manual ventilation balloons, contaminated diapers, and contaminated ventilator equipment have also been reported (5-9).
The concept, although unconventional, also allows an attending staff member to take over manual ventilation of the patient, with air if necessary, if a hospital's pneumatic mechanism or gas supply fails.
Hurst et al (19) examined 28 patients requiring transport in a prospective, randomized fashion, comparing manual ventilation with ventilation provided by a transport ventilator.
3) Other cases have been reported as a result of maxillofacial trauma, (4) dental surgery, (5) adenotonsillectomy, (6) traumatic intubation, (7) ventilator malfunction, (8) and excessive manual ventilation.
The south facing windows did their basic solar heating job well, the earth sheltering tempered the highs and lows of the outside temperatures and the tiltout front windows and side hinged side windows made a fine manual ventilation system.
Manual ventilation using the device is still possible and all other device functions remained unaffected.
The patients would have had a sequence of (scene) manual ventilation possibly followed by a period of mechanical ventilation, then again a period of manual ventilation during the transport phase of care.
Successful placement was confirmed by capnography and bilateral chest wall movement during manual ventilation.
Alternatively, a laryngectomy tube may be inserted; such tubes were designed to keep the stoma patent immediately following surgery, but may also be useful when desaturation occurs and manual ventilation is needed to manage the crisis.
Manual ventilation may assist early detection of 5.