Rebreathing bag | definition of rebreathing bag by Medical dictionary
(in anesthesia) a flexible bag attached to a mask. It may function as a reservoir for anesthetic gases during surgery or for oxygen during resuscitation.
conductive rubber, reservoir bag in a circle system gas anesthesia machine. It can be used to assist ventilation manually or to completely control respiration in open-chest surgery.
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The size of the rebreathing bag
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Replacing the breathing circuit and rebreathing bag
, removing vaporisers (6) and a 90 second flush at 10 l/minute before use with these filters in place is still recommended by the manufacturers (personal communication, Joe Orr, Dynasthetics) (16).