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In 1947, he adapted a military oxygen breathing regulator to produce a manually controlled positive pressure breathing device in order to help a friend's father who was suffering from emphysema.
Physiological observations made over the past four decades have shown consistently that the distribution of the tidal breath changes both with the intensity of breathing effort and with the conversion to positive pressure ventilation.
Site-wide exploration of use of positive pressure caps on PICC lines including how this decision was made, best practice recommendations and education.
2] climate-controlled, positive pressure environment which has (cooling, pelletising, classifying, end packaging) ere all conducted inside the protected environment.
Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) includes the modalities of CPAP and BiPAP and may provide benefits for patients with HF and COPD while avoiding the complications associated with mechanical ventilation.
Then your shelter loses the positive pressure that shuts out chemical agents in an attack.
The role that non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) can play in an AAE remains unanswered although it is frequently used in the clinical setting.
Although it is not yet standard practice in our country, new research proves that there is a definite place for non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in the emergency unit when managing a patient in acute respiratory failure.
The system uses positive pressure air cooling to extend bulb life.
There was very little damage to the post office and we used our positive pressure fan to ventilate the building.
The goal of Japanese scientists was to introduce enzymes using positive pressure to food material in order to fortify or weaken a solid physical property.
The positive pressure enclosed building has controlled access points and "air locked" entrances, a fully filtered and temperature-controlled ventilation system and an integrated monitoring system, checking air continuously to ensure it meets the highest standards.

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