cuirass ventilator


cuirass ventilator

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  • cuirass ventilator — a type of negative pressure ventilator in which a cuirasslike apparatus either completely surrounds the trunk or is applied only to the front of the chest and abdomen, and allows intermittent negative pressure by evacuation of air to force the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ventilator — A ventilator is a machine which mechanically assists patients in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide (sometimes referred to as artificial respiration). * * * SYN: respirator. [L. ventilo, to fan, fr. ventus,wind, + ator, agent suffix]… …   Medical dictionary

  • ventilator — n. 1) a device to ensure a supply of fresh air. 2) (respirator) equipment that is manually or mechanically operated to maintain a flow of air into and out of the lungs of a patient who is unable to breathe normally. Positive pressure ventilators… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cuirass respirator — see under ventilator …   Medical dictionary

  • cuirass — [kwɪ ras] noun 1》 historical a piece of armour consisting of breastplate and backplate fastened together. 2》 Medicine an artificial ventilator which encloses the body and forces air in and out of the lungs. Origin ME: from OFr. cuirace, based on… …   English new terms dictionary

  • negative pressure ventilator — a type of ventilator that uses negative pressure ventilation (q.v.) for patients having extreme weakness or paralysis of the chest muscles; the most common types are the Drinker respirator and the cuirass ventilator …   Medical dictionary

  • Medical ventilator — For other uses, see Modes of mechanical ventilation. For other uses, see ventilation (physiology). The Bird VIP Infant ventilator A medical ventilator can be defined as any machine designed to mechanically move breatheable air into and out of the …   Wikipedia

  • Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation — (BCV) is a method of ventilation which requires the patient to wear an upper body shell or cuirass, so named after the body armour worn by medieval soldiers. The ventilation is biphasic because the cuirass is attached to a pump which actively… …   Wikipedia

  • Negative pressure ventilator — This article is about the medical device. For the band, see Iron Lung (band). Negative pressure ventilator Intervention An Emerson iron lung. The patient lies within the chamber, which when sealed provides an effectively oscillating atmospheric… …   Wikipedia

  • ГОСТ 17807-83: Аппараты ингаляционного наркоза и искусственной вентиляции легких. Термины и определения — Терминология ГОСТ 17807 83: Аппараты ингаляционного наркоза и искусственной вентиляции легких. Термины и определения оригинал документа: 14. Аппарат «качающаяся кровать» D.    Gerat schwankendes Bett“ E.    Rocking apparatus F.    Lit basculant… …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации


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