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Circuit

A territorial or geographical division of a country or state.

A circuit is the judicial territory over which a court has the jurisdiction to hear cases.

circuit

noun ambit, area, arrondissement, bounds, confines, district, domain, dominion, exclusive area, extent, field, hemisphere, jurisdiction, land, locus, orbis, orbit, pale, part, place, precinct, province, quarter, range, realm, region, section, site, situs, sphere, territory, zone
Associated concepts: circuit court, circuit court of appeals, circuit judge, circuit officers, judicial circuits, riding circuit
See also: bench, boundary, circulate, circumscribe, contour, cycle, detour, district, encompass, extent, gamut, outline, periphery, province, region, scope, sphere, territory

circuit

a periodical journey made to an area by judges. The regularity of the practice led to the administrative divisions of the English court service being described as circuits. The Scottish High Court of Justiciary still sits on circuit around Scotland.
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The ventilator uses the flow sensor in the inspiratory limb to adjust its output for changes in fresh gas flow, small leaks, and gas compression upstream of the breathing circuit (4).
bc] is the compliance of the breathing circuit, PIP and PEEP are the peak inspiratory pressure and the positive end expiratory pressure respectively.
The main gas flow in the breathing circuit also fulfills this function.
In this issue of Focus we undertake to report on our evaluation of the Limb-O breathing circuit by Vital Signs, Inc.
The connector is finally connected to the anaesthetic breathing circuit directly or through a right-angled connector (Figure 1).
A dual breathing circuit was used to bench test ventilator operation in this evaluation.
CDC guidelines for preventing VAP, clearly state, "do not change routinely on the basis of duration of use, the breathing circuit in use on an individual patient.
Teleflex Medical has announced the introduction of OSMO, a universal solution that allows for maintenance free water removal from the expiratory limb of the breathing circuit during mechanical ventilation.
A large leak in the breathing circuit or anaesthesia machine is a serious situation that requires immediate attention to ensure adequate ventilation and oxygenation of the patient (1).
It also adds the necessary additional flow into the breathing circuit to help optimize breath triggering and cycling functions as well as to help maintain the set positive end-expiratory pressure.
Eventually it was discovered that the lid of the breathing circuit module was slightly ajar, resulting in a leak around the expiratory valve (Figure 1).
For instance, Respironics Trilogy 202 ventilator by Phillips Healthcare offers several ventilation modes and breathing circuit configurations to be used at home.