manual ventilation

(redirected from bag ventilation)

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

intermittent manual compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination during apnea or hypoventilation.
Synonym(s): bag ventilation

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

(man'yū-ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
Intermittent compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination during apnea or hypoventilation.

man·u·al ven·ti·la·tion

(man'yū-ăl ven'ti-lā'shŭn)
Intermittent manual compression of a gas-filled reservoir bag to force gases into a patient's lungs and thus maintain oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination.
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[4,5] During bag ventilation in intubated patients- bilateral lung sliding and diaphragmatic excursions as visualised by using low frequency curvilinear probe has been shown to be both sensitive and specific for verification of endotracheal tube position.
The pediatrician responsible for the baby's resuscitation failed to get a response with bag ventilation after 5 minutes; 2 attempts at intubation failed.
In other words, almost one-half the infants of the CPAP group, who were supposed to receive the least possible detrimental ventilation, were previously submitted to bag ventilation, in which there is no control of the tidal volume or pressure offered.
The patient had three minutes of uneventful bag ventilation on the Aestiva[R]/5 machine prior to intubation.