Manual resuscitators and spontaneous ventilation--an evaluation.

@article{Mills1991ManualRA,
  title={Manual resuscitators and spontaneous ventilation--an evaluation.},
  author={Phillipa Mills and J W Baptiste and Julie Preston and George M. Barnas},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={1425-31}
}
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Although it is useful in certain clinical situations for manual resuscitator units to be used with spontaneously ventilating patients, there are few data regarding their performance in these settings. We measured the percent-delivered oxygen from 13 adult manual resuscitator units during simulated spontaneous ventilation in the range of respiratory frequency, tidal volume, and oxygen supply in which manual resuscitator units might be used with patients. We also measured… CONTINUE READING

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