rebreather


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rebreather

1 a breathing apparatus that allows the breathing of a combination of supplied oxygen and exhaled or room air.
2 a reservoir mask that allows room air to flow in through ports so that it is mixed with supplied oxygen.
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According to Quick (1970), the Davis Escape Set was the first practical rebreather system produced in quantity.
in Worcester, tries on a dry suit and a closed circuit rebreather with help from Paul M.
All of the type specimens were collected from February 2-5, 2002 at depths of 73-110 m off Viti Levu, Fiji while diving with mixed-gas rebreather gear.
A major manufacturer of respiratory care and critical care products wanted to introduce a portable rebreather for emergency medical treatment of victims of toxic gas or smoke inhalation.
One of the most unusual and unique things that we do ( and we invented and patented it here in North-East England ( is manu- facture the Air Pocket rebreather system for underwater escape from helicopters.
Kevin Gurr, of Delta P Technology on the Team Valley, has created a rebreather device called the Ouroboros, enabling divers to re-use the last part of each breath giving them more time under water and a much safer dive.
The patient was admitted to the medical intensive care unit, treated with 100% oxygen through a rebreather face mask, and started on antibiotics (azithromycin and ceftriaxone) with diagnoses of pneumonia and carbon monoxide poisoning after confirmation from the chemistry laboratory that the MetHb and COHb results were not mistranscribed or reversed.
Underwater Demolition Team members, diving Draeger Lt Lungll, used a closed-circuit, oxygen rebreather in the '50s.
Fish bioacoustics and behavior: passive acoustic detection and the application of a closed-circuit rebreather for field study.
The rebreather is worn under the protective suit and provides up to 4 hours of breathing air to the user.
The divers breathe mixtures of helium and oxygen from so-called rebreather systems that enable them to carry smaller tanks and stay down longer.
military underwater rebreather, formed of 5/16-inch ABS/PVC, with return flanges (Joseph Pawloske, World Precision, Inc.