reservoir bag


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breath·ing bag

a collapsible reservoir from which gases are inhaled and into which gases may be exhaled during general anesthesia or artificial ventilation.
Synonym(s): reservoir bag

reservoir bag

a component of an anesthesia machine in which gas accumulates, forming a reserve supply of gas for use during manual control of ventilation. It serves as a visible monitor of respiratory rate and depth.

breath·ing bag

(brēdh'ing bag)
A collapsible reservoir from which gases are inhaled and into which gases may be exhaled during general anesthesia or artificial ventilation.
Synonym(s): reservoir bag.

breath·ing bag

(brēdh'ing bag)
A collapsible reservoir from which gases are inhaled and into which gases may be exhaled during general anesthesia or artificial ventilation.
Synonym(s): reservoir bag.

reservoir bag,

n a repository for excess gas that is attached to an anesthesia machine. It may be used as a source of gas during manual ventilation or to gauge the patient's respiratory rate and depth while under anesthesia.
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During the first use of this reservoir bag in our operating theatre, we noticed a slightly looser connection of its plain neck to the connector, but there was no significant leak from any part of the breathing circuit or anaesthesia machine when we performed our routine pre-use check.
The patient's breathing was further monitored with signs of inhaling and exhaling through the movement of the reservoir bag and the rise and fall of the patient's chest.
The system is composed of an innovative wye design, featuring a nebulizer connection and MDI adaptor, a non-rebreathing mask with a 750ml gas reservoir bag, and color coded tubing.
The 100percent latex free infant resuscitation is to be designed for manual ventilation and must be completely assembled comprising the following items; A self-inflating bag, A combined inlet valve with a safety pressure release valve of 40 cm h2o and oxygen reservoir valve assembly, An infant size face mask size 1 and 2, An oxygen reservoir bag of approximately 1400mls in volume and an approximately one metre of oxygen reservoir tubing.
The kink occurred in the hose connecting the reservoir bag to the mount handle of the anaesthesia machine.
Problem: There is no reservoir bag to allow observation of depth and frequency of ventilation.
New--the Asthma Rescue Kit for ER & ICU, incorporating the Medicator with a 90 mL continuous nebulizer & reservoir bag, will provide economical & standardized Heliox and/or bronchodilator therapy in a closed, low-flow, 0-resistance system w/ integral exhalation filtration and a portless mask.
Ambu bag(Adult) - Autoclavable (latex free) Silicone Resuscitators compressible self filling body with volume more than 1500 ml, non-rebreathing valve, air intake valve, patient connector (15mm inside-22 mm outside), O2 reservoir bag with valve, appropriate masks size 3 & 4 and oxygen tubing 2 mts.
To achieve this, the anaesthetist was requested to hold the mask in a manner consistent with an airtight seal, but they were blinded to capnography and reservoir bag movement.
New for 2006, the Asthma Rescue Kit for ER & ICU, incorporating the Medicator with a 90 mL continuous nebulizer & reservoir bag, will provide economical & standardized Heliox and/or bronchodilator therapy in a closed, low-flow, zero-resistance system w/ integral exhalation filtration and a portless mask.
We report obstruction to ventilation caused by "torsion" of the reservoir bag related to the design of the bag.
It incorporates an elastic reservoir bag and a unique valve to double the amount of aerosol drug that is inhaled while substantially reducing the amount of aerosol released to the atmosphere.