Definition : Resuscitators designed to provide or assist ventilation in patients who are apneic or exhibit inadequate respiration to sustain life. These resuscitators may deliver air, oxygen, or a mixture of the two gases through a connector to a mask, tracheal tube, or other appropriate artifical airway attached to the patient. Most pulmonary resuscitators are portable or handheld devices.
Entry Terms : "Pulmonary Resuscitators"
UMDC code : 13364