ventimask

ventimask

An oxygen mask that provides oxygen enrichment of the inspired air while eliminating rebreathing of the expired carbon dioxide. Various models are available providing different concentrations of oxygen.
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Grade 1/2 head low position, ventimask oxygen & Injection Ondansetron 4 mg IV, if profound Grade 3/4 nausea, vomiting
This included discontinuing the oxytocin infusion, putting the patient in left lateral position, giving oxygen by ventimask, starting 0.9% normal saline infusion and continuous cardiotocographic tracing.
We considered severe manifestations of H1N1 influenza infection, the presence of hypoxia at admission (SpO2 less than 82% in room air), ARDS requiring mechanical ventilation or noninvasive ventilation (NIV) by Helmet, oxygen supplementation by Ventimask or CPAP by face mask, severity of fever (more than 39[degrees]C at the moment of admission), presence and duration of cough, presence of specific radiological findings, such as pneumothorax (PNX), pneumopericardium, and pneumomediastinum, and other specific clinical manifestations, such as neurological involvement.
BREATH OF LIFE: Hash Poormand, business development director at Flexicare Medical, with the Ventimask, one of the products which the company manufactures
She was orientated, cardiovascularly stable and was given oxygen via a Ventimask (Fi[O.sub.2]0.4).