T-piece


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T-piece

T-shaped tubing connected to an endotracheal tube; used to deliver oxygen therapy to an intubated patient who does not require mechanical ventilation.
Synonym: T-bar.
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Results: Of 60 patients who failed T-piece trials, 30 patients were placed on NIPPV and 30 on (IMV).
The camera used is a Canon EOS 550D mounted with a T-piece, fitted to the eyepiece of the telescope (Fig.
In my experience these patients do not do well when suddenly confronted with a t-piece trial or its CPAP equivalent.
If the pipes are near the washing machine, you should be able to install T-piece stop valves for the hoses.
95, B&Q) in the bottom of the reservoir and attach a T-piece connector (pounds 1, B&Q) to run two flexible pipes (from 75p per m, B&Q) to the two bottles that have been prepared ready to spout water from your fountain.
The system comprises DI and DI/DO modules with a T-Piece module and has been used on process equipment requiring as much as 12MB of processing capacity.
Though not yet recommended in the American Academy of Pediatrics' Neonatal Resuscitation Program, a T-piece resuscitation device and a colorimetric C[O.
The Yatesmeter T-piece is screwed into the gate valve and the temperature probe inserted through and into the pipe.
On June 26, 2012, GE Healthcare initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of the T-piece circuit used with GE Healthcare's Giraffe and Panda resuscitation units.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of t-piece infant resuscitator
To avoid this complication, some authors advocate the use of other systems to perform apnoeic oxygenation, such as the T-piece and the CPAP systems, bulk diffusion and setting the ventilator rate to zero providing a continuous flow of oxygen via the endotracheal tube.