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pressure breathing

A method of compensating for the reduced partial pressure of oxygen caused by an increase in altitude. At cabin altitudes above 40,000 ft, the atmospheric pressure is so low that even 100% oxygen fails to prevent tissue hypoxia. Oxygen is pumped into the lungs at a positive pressure to enable the blood to absorb it in the required quantities. Normally, a pressure suit and/or a pressure mask is used in conjunction with pressure breathing. See also pressure suit.
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In his positive pressure breathing device and anti-g suit regulator he had the workings of an intermittent positive pressure ventilator.
A feature of the early positive pressure breathing devices, which were used variously as IPPB machines as well as continuous ventilators, was that they typically included a high pressure gas source for powering the nebulizer.
Total Safety won the Innovation Award for the implementation of its Air Cobra and High Pressure Breathing Air Loop Systems (HPLS) which provides high volumes of Grade D breathing air to large numbers of personnel working simultaneously.
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The use of positive pressure devices has been part of physiotherapy intervention since intermittent positive pressure breathing was introduced in clinical practice (Motley and Werko 1947).
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The SCBA shall consist of the following major components: full facepiece assembly, a removable, facepiece-mounted positive pressure breathing regulator with air-saver switch, automatic dual path redundant pressure reducing regulator, end-of-service time indicators, harness and backframe assembly for supporting the equipment on the wearer, shoulder strap mounted and remote gauge indicating cylinder pressure, a rapid intervention crew universal air connection (RIC/UAC, and cylinder and valve assembly for storing breathing air under pressure.
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The inhalation solution is administered via compressor-driven nebulizers or an intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) apparatus.
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