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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Croonwolter & dros works together with Heliox from Best, which specializes in the design and installation of (fast) charging stations.
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.
Recommendations for the use of exogenous surfactant and heliox therapy are presented in Table 2.
requiring high dependency/ intensive care) Other indications in 11 (10%) 3 (3%) 11 (10%) infants with bronchiolitis Not administered to 84 (77%) 88 (81%) 75 (69%) any patient with bronchiolitis Heliox Montelukast Nebulised hypertonic saline Most patients with 0 (0%) 1 (1%) 20 (18%) bronchiolitis (whether admitted to an inpatient ward or discharged home) Most patients with 1 (1%) 0 (0%) 29 (27%) bronchiolitis admitted to an inpatient ward Most patients with 10 (9%) 6 (6%) 13 (12%) severe bronchiolitis (i.
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.
The Bernoulli principle provides the theoretical basis for the use of heliox to relieve upper airway obstruction.
Management strategies for viral croup may include glucocorticoids, epinephrine, heliox, and cool mist oxygen therapy.
Anesthesiologists, otolaryngologists, surgeons, and other contributors based in North America and Australia cover head and neck anatomy, instruments, preoperative evaluation, the difficult airway, endoscopic airway examination, awake intubation, anesthesia for trauma and emergencies, airway pathology and anesthetic implications, the use of Heliox in managing stridor, and the prevention and management of airway fires, then anesthesia for nasal, sinus, pituitary, head and neck, laryngotracheal, bronchoscopic, and pediatric surgery, including laryngoplasty, facial transplantation, and jaw and face reconstruction.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 11, 2012-Praxair Inc partners with Vapotherm to market new heliox delivery system in hospitals(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Heliox has been found to ease respiratory distress during laryngospasm, removing the need for re-intubation in post operative patients (Reuben & Harris 2004).
M2 PHARMA-July 14, 2011-Vapotherm gains Health Canada nod for Precision Flow Heliox device(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
In this context there have been different strategies employed to improve exercise capacity in patients with severe COPD, ie, heliox and oxygen supplementation, (11-16) bronchodilator therapy, (17), (18) one-legged training, (19) noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) (12), (20), (21) as well as different training modalities of discontinuous nature inducing lower ventilatory demands such as interval or intermittent exercise.