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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It must be emphasized that the final goal of airway management is oxygenation, rather than successful tracheal intubation.
To determine to what extent thoracic movement plays a role in upper airway resistance, van de Graaff severed all of the cervical muscles (e.g., longus coli and scalene muscles) and other structures (e.g., trachea and esophagus) that connect the thorax to the pharynx.
According to Teleflex, the LMA Protector Airway is the world's first single-use laryngeal mask with a dual gastric drainage channel and pharyngeal chamber designed specifically to channel high volume, high pressure gastric contents away from the airway.
Surgeons may assist in difficult airway management with nonsurgical skills and 40% responded that they had done so; 94% of ENT surgeons and 36% of non-ENT surgeons had provided technical assistance.
Among the patients in our study, the lower basal NGF levels in NAL may seem surprising, but this finding underlines that patients with SHR do not have mucosal inflammation, which is probably the main source of high airway NGF levels in asthma and allergy sufferers.
(3) The researchers concluded that the insertion and maintenance of the bronchoscope in the airways had no effect on pulmonary function, but the application of topical lidocaine did cause significant decreases in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FE[V.sub.1]), forced vital capacity, peak expiratory flow, and peak inspiratory flow.
During airway clearance activities, each component of CPT is used for each of 10 to 12 positions.
Ressler and her colleagues at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston realized that cells lining asthma-tightened airways are under lots of mechanical stress.
Supraglottic airways in difficult airway management: Successes, failures, use and misuse.
London-based Hinduja Group has decided to halt negotiations to buy a stake in Jet Airways, while Etihad Airways of Abu Dhabi has put on hold a plan to add more investments in the Mumbai-based airline, said two people familiar with the matter, requesting anonymity.
It said, "Guests travelling between key destinations across Thailand, Vietnam, and India, will benefit from this alignment between the two airlines." Under the expanded codeshare agreement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Bangkok Airways' flights beyond Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Samui, Krabi, Phuket, Sukhothai and Trat in Thailand and Da Nang, Phu Quoc in Vietnam.