breathing machine


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Synonyms for breathing machine

a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure

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We slept in the car because it was cleaner but I wasn't able to sleep without my breathing machine, which was still in the house.
The research included 66 seniors who spent at least 24 hours on a breathing machine in an intensive care unit (ICU).
The 98-year-old former commander of the Turkish army, who had been receiving treatment at the GE-lhane Military Academy of Medicine (GATA), had been recently attached to a breathing machine, news reports said on Saturday.
Beginning last month, a flood of sick children began to hit hospitals in Kansas City, Missouri, and Chicago -- kids with trouble breathing, some needing oxygen or more extreme care such as a breathing machine.
A form of spinal muscular atrophy, the condition has left her paralysed from the neck down and needing to be on a breathing machine 24 hours a day, but Abbi says her brain is unaffected.
This was especially difficult for Ronald, who uses an electric breathing machine because of a disability.
Emily was put into an incubator and on to a breathing machine - continuous positive airway pressure machine known as a CPAP - and checked for septicaemia, meningitis and an array of other condition and infections.
The volunteers had moderate-to-severe sleep apnea but couldn't tolerate standard treatment with a breathing machine that requires wearing a mask.
She was also permanently hooked up to an oxygen cylinder, had to be wheeled around in a chair and slept attached to a ruddy great breathing machine.
In the United States, an elderly person critically ill with pneumonia would typically be hospitalized in an intensive care unit and put on a mechanical ventilator, or breathing machine, said Dr.
Doctors hooked up Maria to a breathing machine the day she came out and a tube is used to feed her.
Perry was diagnosed with mild sleep apnea during the campaign and was treated with a breathing machine for a few weeks," a Perry aide told CNN.
A pilot scheme has seen eight people successfully undergo treatment with donor lungs that have had liquid nutrients pumped through the organ while they are kept alive with oxygen from a breathing machine.