bag valve mask

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bag valve mask

an airway apparatus used to cover the patient's nose and mouth and begin ventilating the lungs mechanically by squeezing a reservoir of oxygen or air.
See also: ventilator.
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But, by the same token, it was heart breaking to see a poor layman father standing there using a bag-valve mask himself to ventilate his child.
MAB, manual compressions with bag-valve mask ventilation; MAS, manual compression with supraglottic airway ventilation; MEB, mechanical compressions with bag-valve mask ventilation; MES, mechanical compressions with supraglottic airway ventilation.
Phase 1: from initiating CPR at the scene until performing CPR according to 1 of the 4 scenarios, Phase 2: from leaving the scene until entering the elevator, Phase 3: from entering the elevator until exiting it, Phase 4: from exiting the elevator until loading the manikin into an ambulance, MAB: manual compression with bag-valve mask, MAS: manual compression with supraglottic airway, MEB: mechanical compression with bag-valve mask, MES: mechanical compression with supraglottic airway.
Even though the two medics plus two emergency medical technicians who worked on Rivers restarted her heart and got oxygen into her lungs using the tracheal tube and bag-valve mask, Rivers' brain has already been deprived of oxygen for far too long.
Two experiments were performed to compare the Threshold IMT device-in-reverse pressure to that of the actual pressure measured via a pressure monitor (PF-300; IMT-medical, Switzerland) under two separate conditions, including (1) manually generated expiratory flow using a bag-valve mask and, (2) human subject generated expiratory flow.
In addition, significant improvements were seen in both performing and teaching peripheral intravenous techniques, central line placement, inserting an intraosseous needle, bag-valve mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation, and chest needle decompression.
I make certain I have a bag-valve mask resuscitation bag and suction with extra tubing available, and I ensure the suction is working.
bag-valve mask, an oral/nasal pediatric airway, or suction and pediatric
A bag-valve mask system is used to perform this procedure.
Types of basic equipment and medical devices include: CPR shields and other personal protective equipment (such as gloves), blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes, thermometers, bag-valve masks, splints, penlights, wound care supplies, bronchial inhalers (prescription only), EpiPens (prescription only), ice bags, oral fluids for hydration, sterile water for irrigation, ice and cooling tubs for heat emergencies.
* Are there first aid supplies, including decontamination supplies, latex gloves, pocket masks, or bag-valve masks?