breathing bag

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breathing bag

[′brēth·iŋ ‚bag]
(engineering)
A component of a semiclosed-circuit breathing apparatus that mixes the gases to provide low breathing resistance.
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Tenders are invited for Supply/installation of following Equipment for Sick Newborn Care Unit in government hospital of Uttar Pradesh,Self Inflating reservoir Bag (Neonatal)-250ml,Oxygen Hood etc.
5 litre water reservoir bag, 5m (16ft 5ins) of irrigation tube that can be cut to requirement and six adjustable drippers to keep your plants watered 24 hours a day.
Tight bag is a clinical situation where excessive pressure needs to be applied to a reservoir bag to intubated patient, which may not produce satisfactory ventilation.
On removal of the endotracheal tube, the anesthesiologist found the patient could not be ventilated without unusual effort using the reservoir bag and tight pressure on the oxygen mask.
Inside the chamber this line is connected to a second component, which consists of a exhalation valve mechanism, PEEP valve, reservoir bag for spontaneous breathing and a Wright respirometer to measure exhaled volumes.
Carries the gasses from the reservoir bag to the mask or nosepiece.
We recently experienced a large leak caused by detachment of an anaesthetic reservoir bag from the conical connector attached to the breathing circuit of the anaesthesia machine.
A partial rebreather mask has a reservoir bag attached and delivers between 70% to > 80% of oxygen.
Although a preliminary check of the patient suggested their observations were satisfactory, closer inspection of the reservoir bag on the Water circuit, revealed shallow and inconsistent respirations.
Previously, the device had a refillable reservoir bag, which created an open-water circuit, and tap water for humidification was considered adequate.
The reservoir bag was attached to the mask and laying on the patient's right side.