artificial ventilation


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artificial ventilation

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ‚vent·əl′ā·shən]
(mining engineering)
The inducing of a flow of air through a mine or part of a mine by mechanical or other means.
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Anaesthesia was discontinued after changing the oral endotracheal tube for a nasal one in order to facilitate artificial ventilation in the ward.
Drager is credited with pioneering anesthesia technology and artificial ventilation through its first emergency respirator - pulmotor.
A Carlos Haya hospital spokeswoman said: "The woman was admitted to hospital in a very serious condition and was put on artificial ventilation.
The allocation of 25 million soms from the Reserve Fund of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic for the acquisition of modern medical equipment, including - anesthesia and respiratory devices, sets of artificial ventilation, surgical electric pumps, operating tables, etc.
She was put on artificial ventilation to help her breathing.
Significant work on artificial ventilation was sporadic at best during the 18th century, its primary emphasis being resuscitation.
When an infant has trouble breathing, she needs to be assisted by artificial ventilation and oxygen.
A severe disease course was defined as presence of necrosis by contrast-enhanced CT (a Balthazar score of 5 or more points), while a nonsevere, "harmless" course was defined as having no necrosis (a Balthazar score of 0-4), no need for artificial ventilation or dialysis at any time during the hospital stay, and no fatal outcome.
Assessors are likely to look at factors such as the thermal characteristics of the building, heating and hot water systems, air conditioning, artificial ventilation and built-in lighting installations.
The child's mother obtained a temporary injunction forcing the hospital to continue artificial ventilation so that she would have more time to arrange transfer, but after five months, a probate judge ruled that another health care provider would not be found, and life support was withdrawn.
Besides serving as a nurse case manager for a hospice in Northern Nevada, she provides consultation and information for individuals and groups on such topics as hydration, resuscitation, artificial ventilation, and other unexpected issues that arise as a result of illness and decline.
The legal fight has centred on whether she should be given artificial ventilation if her condition worsened.