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oxygen mask

[′äk·sə·jən ‚mask]
(engineering)
A mask that covers the nose and mouth and is used to administer oxygen.

oxygen mask

A mask that covers the mouth, nose, and lower face. It is used in inhaling oxygen from a tank or a bottle or through the oxygen-supply system of an aircraft and in allowing the expired gas to escape. See oronsol oxygen mask.
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Once the emergency oxygen started to clear my thinking, I changed my squawk to 7700 and descended to below 10,000 feet cabin altitude.
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The 2- day conference will discuss obesity, hematology, emergency oxygen therapy, the management of severe hypoxemic respiratory failure in critical care, dermatology, thyrotoxicosis and lung -related diseases.
Among her recent feats: delivering an emergency oxygen concentrator to a patient's home after hours; spending a few hours caring for the children of a young woman whose husband was dying; performing CPR on a runner in distress after she'd just completed a half-marathon.
The reason: The new rules required companies to build airtight rescue chambers, stockpile emergency oxygen and other supplies and install wireless communications systems - all aimed at keeping trapped miners alive, and not at preventing underground explosions.
But Kevin Stricklin, an administrator for the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, said the situation was "dire" even though rescuers trying to reach the trapped miners had found that some workers had taken emergency oxygen supplies from a cache in the mine.
Right around that point, most of us would need a medevac helicopter with emergency oxygen.
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Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc and a producer of OEM-licensed legacy products, has signed an exclusive product life license agreement with Kidde Graviner, a Hamilton Sundstrand company, for its Emergency Oxygen Equipment product line.
He also said that bottles located near the hole contained emergency oxygen for the flight deck.
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