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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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Crews removed the dog and successfully resuscitated it using our new pet oxygen masks that were donated by the Invisible Fence company.
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Oxygen masks drop down with an automatic message on repeat.
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Pet oxygen mask kits include three different size masks that allow oxygen to be administered to animals of any size - from hamster to foal.
This is topped off with an Oxygen mask left on the face for ten minutes.
That fitting your own oxygen mask first instruction means that in an event of huge stress/ turmoil and panic you will be in a better state to deal with the events that unfold in the most logical manner possible.
The pet oxygen mask program also seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of including pets in family emergency planning and preparation, supporting animal control officers in their animal-care work, and assisting the state's Animal Response Team in its preparedness efforts.
BURN: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit follows the lives of the American city's firemen, and one scene in which two dying dogs are saved using an officers oxygen mask have become an online sensation.