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au·to·mat·ic trans·port ven·til·a·tor

(aw'tō-mat'ik trans'pōrt ven'ti-lā-tŏr)
A positive-pressure ventilator that supports respiration automatically and with less need for adjustment than a standard hospital ventilator; designed for use in an ambulance to ventilate an intubated patient.
See also: ventilator

automatic transport ventilator

Abbreviation: ATV
A portable battery- or gas-powered ventilator that can be used while transporting patients between locations. The ATV is designed for short-term use and often has separate volume and rate controls.
See also: ventilator
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Although the number of casualties continues to grow, and despite this new regulatory activity, few lawsuits have been filed over ATV accidents.
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We've been flooded," says Jones, adding that the ATV market took off for them last year.
While the number of drivers and driving hours rose and the estimated number of ATVs in use also rose, it is said that the data still do not explain the steep rise in injuries over that 1997-2001 time period.
Bottom line is that today's ATVs are powerful tools that have their place.
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