Positive pressure ventilation

What is Positive pressure ventilation?

Positive pressure ventilation meaning The provision of air under pressure by a mechanical respirator, a machine designed to improve the exchange of air between the lungs and the atmosphere. The device is basically designed for administering artificial respiration, especially for a prolonged period, in the event of inadequate spontaneous ventilation or respiratory paralysis.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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