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The pneuPAC ventilator with new patient valve and air compressors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2662804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The pneuPAC Model 2-R pneumatic logic ventilator with a new air entrainment valve that offers the option of an FIO2 of 1.0 or 0.45 is described. Its robustness, portability, variable FIO2, choice of positive end expiratory pressure and pressure relief valves make it versatile and suitable for transporting critically ill patients, as well as for resuscitation use when adverse conditions may be encountered. Two new medical air compressors, one mains driven and the other battery powered, designed for use with the ventilator, are also described. The function of the ventilator with the new valve was assessed using a piped gas supply and then reassessed when powered by the compressors.
Authors:
G R Park; A R Manara; A R Bodenham; C J Moss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-03     Completed Date:  1989-08-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  419-24     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Equipment Design
Humans
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Pressure
Resuscitation
Transportation of Patients
Ventilators, Mechanical*

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