heliox


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heliox

[′hēlē‚äks]
(materials)
A mixture of helium and a few percent of oxygen used for breathing during deep dives.
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Routine use of nebulized adrenaline, systemic or inhaled corticosteroids, leukotriene receptor antagonists and Heliox is not recommended (30, 35).
Croonwolter & dros works together with Heliox from Best, which specializes in the design and installation of (fast) charging stations.
Dudley, "Extraordinary flight performance of orchid bees (Apidae: Euglossini) hovering in heliox (80% He/20% O2)," Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
Heliox, an 80/20 mixture of helium and oxygen, due to lower gas density makes airflow more laminar, which reduces work of breathing in AEs of COPD therefore improving therapy tolerance [56] In healthy individuals, this gas mixture increases aerosol deposition in peripheral lung tissue, reducing its deposition in the upper airways.
The charging stations were provided by Heliox. The buses can carry up to 85 passengers and are equipped with an electric motor and lithium-ion batteries.
Heliox, which consists of 80% helium, is theorized to be effective in the treatment of asthma by increasing laminar flow and increasing the delivery of medications to the alveoli.
van Driel, "Heliox for croup in children," The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol.
We describe here two cases of postextubation stridor who failed medical therapy and were successfully managed with the combination of 80% helium and 20% oxygen (i.e., heliox) delivered with bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP).
Three-quarters of patients (76%, 199 patients) received oxygen therapy for a median duration of 2 days (0-21 days) and 7 patients (2.7%) received heliox. High-flow oxygen was used in 13.5% (35 patients), and some modality of NIV was used in 75.6% of patients (198 patients) (Figure 2).
Recommendations for the use of exogenous surfactant and heliox therapy are presented in Table 2.
Heliox: Desde 1934 hay reportes en la literatura de su utilidad en la practica clinica, como gas medicinal en casos de asma severa, pero ha tenido poca aceptacion en la comunidad medica.
Anaesthetist Dr Tom Dolphin said using helium in balloons was a "colossal waste" of the element, which is used in MRI scanners and mixed with oxygen to make Heliox to aid people who have difficult breathing.