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airway

1. an air route, esp one that is fully equipped with emergency landing fields, navigational aids, etc.
2. a passage down which air travels from the nose or mouth to the lungs
3. Med a tubelike device inserted via the throat to keep open the airway of an unconscious patient

Airway

 

an approved route for regular flights of transport planes. The route is provided with maintained airfields and with the necessary ground-support equipment (radio beacons, air lane identification markers, and the like) to insure safe takeoff and landing. Civil aviation flights are generally carried out on airways. In some special cases—for instance, when servicing expeditions or rendering emergency medical assistance—flights are carried out independent of any airway. The first Soviet airway was inaugurated in 1923 between Moscow and Nizhnii Novgorod (now called Gorky). In 1968 more than 2,500 airways (with a total extent of about 500,000 km) constituted the consolidated network of the USSR Aeroflot system, linking about 3,500 cities and populated points within the country and 44 foreign countries.

airway

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(building construction)
A passage for ventilation between thermal insulation and roof boards.
(mining engineering)
A passage for air in a mine. Also known as air course.
(navigation)
A designated route of passage for aircraft.

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airway
A passage for ventilation between thermal insulation and roof boards.

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Some of the legends on airways for aeronautical charts.
A control area, or a portion thereof, established in the form of a corridor (ICAO). An airway is equipped with radio navigation aids. It is a path through navigable airspace designated by the appropriate authority within which air traffic services are provided.
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Since the main aim of designing the FDAE approach was to assess the ability to obtain adequate facemask ventilation after anesthetic induction in patients with potential difficult airways, supraglottic airway devices were not used as the tools to manage difficult facemask ventilation.
Heinzer and associates hypothesized that increasing lung volume, which increases the pulling force on the trachea, would make the upper airway more patent and decrease the amount of air pressure needed for CPAP treatment in people with OSA.
The 4th National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Difficult Airway Society has recommended that all hospitals have supraglottic airway devices with gastric access available for both routine and rescue airway management.
A 'failed airway' was defined as a clinical situation where the anaesthetist awakened the patient or required an emergency surgical airway.
Initial interpretation of the findings in the present study suggests that an alteration of neurochemical balance in the airways is related to SHR, resulting in cough and other airway symptoms.
This technique is not typically used to conduct an extensive investigation into the distal airways because of the length of time required and the degree of patient discomfort it causes.
The PEP method of airway clearance uses a breathing device with a special expiratory valve and a mouthpiece or mask.
First, all three cases reported in this article were anticipated as difficult airways due to cervical stiffness and/or restricted mouth opening, but general anesthesia was induced, and muscle relaxant was administered before tracheal intubation.
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Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways, said: "Jet Airways has strengthened its core operations and achieved better capacity utilization and greater efficiency.
A consistent financial performance has enabled Jet Airways to reduce its debt by $53 million during Q1 of FY 17.