nonrebreather

nonrebreather

[non′rēbrēth′ər]
a breathing system having one-way valves so that exhaled carbon dioxide is expelled from the system and not inhaled again.
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Although she received broad-spectrum antibiotic drugs, her condition continued to deteriorate, and she required 100% fraction of inspired oxygen on a nonrebreather mask.
3[degrees]F; pulse, 80 beats per minute; blood pressure, 151/94 mm Hg; respiratory rate, 20 breaths per minute; and oxygen saturation, 99% on 15 L/minute with a nonrebreather mask.
One hundred percent oxygen via nonrebreather was applied with oxygen saturations of 99%, and administration of intravenous (IV) fluids was initiated.
Eight hours after the procedure, he became hypotensive (systolic blood pressure range: 70-80 mm Hg) and tachypneic (respiratory rate: 30-40/min) and mildly hypoxic (oxygen saturation on pulse oximetry: 94% on continuous oxygen via nonrebreather mask).
Four patients had been intubated by an emergency room physician after developing worsening hoarseness; 2 patients had been intubated after undergoing a change in mental status secondary to hypoxia (oxygen saturation: <80% on a 100% nonrebreather mask); 1 had been intubated after developing stridor; and 1 had been intubated for airway protection after she became increasingly anxious and agitated.
His initial vital signs were blood pressure of 110/62 mm Hg, pulse rate of 155, respiratory rate of 24, and oxygen saturation of 96% on a nonrebreather mask.
The gas must be delivered through a nonrebreather face mask, and patients must be cautioned strongly about the highly flammable nature of pure oxygen.
One subject required oxygen via a nonrebreather oxygen mask 5 minutes into the colonoscopy procedure and then required a nasal airway.
She did not require intubation, but she was placed on a 100% nonrebreather mask.
His oxygen requirement further increased to 10 L/min via nonrebreather mask to achieve a saturation of 92%, and he was electively intubated.
There was very poor air entry on auscultation and the patient was desaturating inspite of being on a nonrebreather mask.
The patient required oxygen delivery by a nonrebreather mask to maintain adequate oxygenation (Table 1).