breathing device


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a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure

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In his positive pressure breathing device and anti-g suit regulator he had the workings of an intermittent positive pressure ventilator.
When you're on land, just a yawn can do the trick, but when you're underwater and with a breathing device in your mouth, the Valsalva manoeuvre is your only defence against an exploding blood vessel and much worse.
Wallace - aided by his faithful canine sidekick - introduces a series of films about an inventor who has made a new underwater breathing device inspired by how fish survive and a clock which is powered by flies.
The first known closed-circuit breathing device using stored oxygen and absorption of carbon dioxide by an absorbent (caustic soda) was invented by Henry Fluess in 1879 to rescue mine workers who were trapped by water (Davis, 1955).
"They worked every single problem through to a solution - from fabricating a breathing device to timing their own re-entry into earth's orbit on a Rolex watch because their systems had failed.
She adds that in the post-operative period you may be asked to use a breathing device called an incentive spirometer to help open your lungs after surgery.
Gadget-lovers may prefer a breathing device such as RESPeRATE.
The notorious 30-year-old, who set a personal best and won gold at the European Indoors in Turin earlier this month, maintains he has done nothing wrong by utilisingahi-tech breathing device that improves his oxygen capacity.
While swimming to strengthen his healing, he got the idea for an underwater breathing device and invented the aqualung, the precursor to our present SCUBA gear.
To invoke genuine hypoxia in a simulator, FSI partnered with the Mayo Clinic to develop a hypoxia awareness trainer with something called a reduced oxygen breathing device. It essentially exposes the trainee to mixed gas breathing in which the ratio of nitrogen to oxygen simulates the lower oxygen partial pressure reduction of high altitude.
His breathing muscles were destroyed and he was placed in an artificial breathing device called an iron lung, spending 24 hours a day in the metal breathing machine.
Like those who worried about whether Apollo 13's makeshift breathing device would work, many woodworkers no doubt are skeptical about lightweight panels.
During their exercises, pilots use the Sea MK II auxiliary breathing device. SEA MK II is a small bottle of air, which aircrews use in situations when they cannot hold their breath, according to Karen Roberts, the assistant director for training support.
The PEP method of airway clearance uses a breathing device with a special expiratory valve and a mouthpiece or mask.