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.
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.
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.
One of the greatest examples of creative thinking and collaboration was in the movie "Apollo 13" when Mission Control had to instruct the crew of the crippled spacecraft how to build a breathing device.
During their exercises, pilots use the Sea MK II auxiliary breathing device.
The PEP method of airway clearance uses a breathing device with a special expiratory valve and a mouthpiece or mask.
But, after observing the child for an evening, it was determined that an abnormality was stifling his normal breathing patterns and was treated using a breathing device.
The city successfully countered by presenting proof that firefighters must be clean shaven to successfully use a breathing device when fighting fires.
In cases of neck injury involving the spine, using the rigid breathing device is difficult because the head and neck cannot be moved or the patient might be paralyzed.
Use of a special breathing device as they slept by patients with heart failure resulted in dramatic improvements in their condition, far greater than what drugs could bring about.