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oxygen mask

n.
A masklike device placed over the mouth and nose and through which oxygen is supplied from an attached storage tank.

oxygen mask

A device that fits over the mouth and nose and provides oxygen or other therapeutic gas. It includes a simple, partial rebreathing type and a nonrebreathing type.
See also: mask
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As a result of no emergency oxygen bottle hands-on training, there can be a misunderstanding of the pressure it delivers.
When a crewmember or wingman experiences hypoxic symptoms, I caution against them securing their supply of emergency oxygen or removing their mask right after getting below 10,000 feet.
Right around that point, most of us would need a medevac helicopter with emergency oxygen. But many bicycle racers absolutely love that grueling final climb to the summit, and they usually get to do it at the close of the Longsjo Classic's Wachusett Mountain Road Race.
He also said that bottles located near the hole contained emergency oxygen for the flight deck.
Currently, aircraft are required to maintain the emergency oxygen system at 1,400 psia or higher prior to dispatch.
A medical tribunal was told that one specialist registrar was left to manually ventilate an anaesthetised patient with emergency oxygen supplies when his machine shut down without any back-up battery.
During the General Medical Council hearing, it emerged one specialist registrar was left to manually ventilate an anaesthetised patient with emergency oxygen supplies when his machine shut down without any back-up battery.
The US military said yesterday an emergency oxygen device was responsible for the explosion which killed two crew members during the training exercise.
The US military said yesterday that an emergency oxygen device was responsible for a blast which killed two British submarine crew members on a training exercise.
Nor was there any explanation for the fact that the emergency oxygen supply only lasted an hour, or for the lack of emergency communication equipment in the mine.
While the pilots and flight engineer of a P-3 have quick-donning emergency oxygen masks, the tactical crew has only walk-around oxygen bottles and masks that are kept stowed and must first be retrieved before they can be used.

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