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Ambu® Resuscitators

More than 50 years ago Ambu has developed the world's first self-inflating resuscitator, that was designed for manual ventilation. Since then, Ambu has continuously improved and expanded our the product range covering the reusable like Mark IV or Ambu Oval or the disposable resuscitators SPUR II.

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The accuracy of delivery of target pressures using self-inflating bag manometers in a benchtop study

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Year
2016
Journal
Acta Paediatr.
Author
Rafferty RA et al.
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2016 Jun;105(6):e247-51

The effectiveness of Ambu neonatal self-inflating bag to provide consistent positive end-expiratory pressure

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Year
2015
Journal
Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Author
Tracy M A et al.
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2016;101:F439-F443

Neonatal resuscitation in resource-limited settings: titrating oxygen delivery without an oxygen blender

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Year
2014
Journal
J Pediatr.
Author
Thio M et al.
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2014 Aug;165(2):256-260.e1

From mouth-to-mouth to bag-valve-mask ventilation: evolution and characteristics of actual devices – a review of the literature

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Year
2014
Journal
BioMed Research International
Author
Khoury A et al.
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Volume 2014, Article ID 762053, 6 pages

Trends in survival among extremely-low-birthweight infants (less than 1000 g) without significant bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Year
2012
Journal
BMC Pediatr.
Author
Botet F et al.
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2012 Jun 8;12:63

An In-Vitro Evaluation of Aerosol Delivery Through Tracheostomy and Endotracheal Tubes Using Different Interfaces

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Year
2012
Journal
Respir Care
Author
Ari A et al.
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2012 Jul;57(7):1066-70

Radiostethoscopes: an innovative solution for auscultation while wearing protective gear

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Year
2011
Journal
Am J Disaster Med.
Author
Candiotti KA et al.
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2011 Sep-Oct;6(5):285-8

Ambu bag as a source of Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak in an intensive care unit

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Year
2011
Journal
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak
Author
Mirza IA et al.
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2011 Mar;21(3):176-8

Choosing the appropriate neonatal resuscitation device for village midwives

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Year
2011
Journal
J Perinatol
Author
Ariawan I et al.
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2011 Oct;31(10):664-70

The self-inflating resuscitator – evolution of an idea

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Year
2011
Journal
Anaesth Intensive Care
Author
Fahey DG
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2010 Jul;38 Suppl 1:10-5

An assessment of the competence and experience of dentists with the management of medical emergencies in a Nigerian teaching hospital

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Year
2009
Journal
Nig Q J Hosp Med.
Author
Adewole RA, Sote EO, Oke DA, Agbelusi AG
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2009 Sep-Dec;19(4):190-4

Upper lip bite test as a predictor of difficult mask ventilation: a prospective study

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Year
2009
Journal
Middle East J Anesthesiol
Author
Khan ZH, Mofrad MK, Arbabi S, Javid MJ, Makarem J
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2009 Oct;20(3):377-82

Mass barium carbonate poisoning with fatal outcome, lessons learned: a case series

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Year
2009
Journal
Cases J.
Author
Ghose A, Sayeed AA, Hossain A, Rahman R, Faiz A, Haque G.
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2009 Sep 1;2:9069

Manual AMBU ventilation is still relevant in developing countries

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Year
2008
Journal
QJM
Author
Maurya PK, Kalita J, Paliwal VK, Misra UK
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2008 Dec;101(12):990-1. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

Nasal foreign body removal in children

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Year
2008
Journal
Pediatr Emerg Care
Author
Kiger JR, Brenkert TE, Losek JD
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2008 Nov;24(11):785-92

Preparedness for management of medical emergencies among dentists in Udupi and Mangalore, India

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Year
2008
Journal
J Contemp Dent Pract.
Author
Gupta T, Aradhya MR, Nagaraj A
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2008 Jul 1;9(5):92-9

Preparing the dental office for medical emergencies

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Year
2008
Journal
Dent Clin North Am.
Author
Dym H
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2008 Jul;52(3):605-8

A boy with nystagmus, refractory dystonia and apneic attack due to alternating hemiplegia of childhood

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Year
2007
Journal
No To Hattatsu
Author
Shiota N et al.
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2007 Jul;39(4):285-8

Confirmation of endotracheal tube placement after intubation using the ultrasound sliding lung sign

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Year
2006
Journal
Acad Emerg Med
Author
Weaver B, Lyon M, Blaivas M
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2006 Mar;13(3):239-44. Epub 2006 Feb 22

Oxygen concentrations at the rear and front of the bag in bag valve mask devices during oxygenation of neonates

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Year
2005
Journal
Resuscitation
Author
Bakr AF, El-Attar A
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2005 Aug;66(2):217-23

Perception of final-year medical students about skills attainment in a new medical school of Nepal

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Year
2005
Journal
Nepal Med Coll J.
Author
Agrawal CS, Agrawal S, Sharma S
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2005 Jun;7(1):58-61

Beta(2)-Agonist delivery via a resuscitator bag (Ambu MediBag): a comparison with a metered-dose inhaler using the Volumatic-Spacer

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Year
2004
Journal
Resuscitation
Author
Schleufe P, Domurath H, Piepenbrock S
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2004 Jun;61(3):327-31

Expatriate clinics and medical evacuation companies are a growth industry worldwide

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Year
2003
Journal
J Travel Med.
Author
Wilde H, Roselieb M, Hanvesakul R, Phaosavasdi S, Pruksapong C
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2003 Nov-Dec;10(6):315-7

A miniature self-inflating bag-mask ventilator for rats

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Year
2003
Journal
Lab Anim
Author
Schumacher J, Dendorfer A, Binkowski K, Klotz KF
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2003 Oct;37(4):360-2

Should vasopressin replace adrenaline for endotracheal drug administration?

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Year
2003
Journal
Crit Care Med.
Author
Efrati O et al.
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2003 Feb;31(2):572-6

Optimizing bag-valve-mask ventilation with a new mouth-to-bag resuscitator

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Year
2003
Journal
Resuscitation
Author
Wagner-Berger HG et al.
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2003 Feb;56(2):191-8

The resuscitation greats. Henning Ruben MD, FFARCS(I), FFARCS. The Ruben valve and the AMBU bag

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Year
2003
Journal
Resuscitation
Author
Baskett P, Zorab J
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2003 Feb;56(2):123-7

Evaluation of a Capno-Flo resuscitator during transport of critically ill children

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Year
2002
Journal
Pediatr Emerg Care
Author
Bhende MS, Allen WD Jr.
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2002 Dec;18(6):414-6

Toomey syringe aspiration may be inaccurate in detecting esophageal intubation after gastric insufflation

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Year
2002
Journal
J Emerg Med
Author
Chew GS, Vilke GM, Davis DP, Chan TC
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2002 Nov;23(4):337-40

Profile of snakebite envenoming in western Maharashtra, India

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Year
2002
Journal
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg
Author
Bawaskar HS, Bawaskar PH
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2002 Jan-Feb;96(1):79-84

Safety of conscious sedation in interventional radiology

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Year
2001
Journal
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol.
Author
Arepally A, Oechsle D, Kirkwood S, Savader SJ
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2001 May-Jun;24(3):185-90

Experimental study of changes in FiO2 during manual ventilation

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Year
2001
Journal
Arch Pediatr.
Author
Diependaele JF et al.
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2001 Apr;8(4):368-73

Long distance air transport by helicopter of a patient with severe head damage

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Year
2001
Journal
No Shinkei Geka
Author
Sumida M, Taguchi H, Eguchi K, Kuroki K
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2001 Apr;29(4):315-9

Anesthesia in a children's hospital in Nepal

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Year
2000
Journal
Masui
Author
Handa F
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2000 Dec;49(12):1395-7

Efficacy of the laryngeal tube during intermittent positive-pressure ventilation

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Year
2000
Journal
Anaesthesia
Author
Asai T, Murao K, Shingu K
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2000 Nov;55(11):1099-102

A simple strategy to improve first breath oxygen delivery by self inflating bag

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Year
2000
Journal
Resuscitation
Author
Agarwal KS, Puliyel JM
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2000 Aug 1;45(3):221-4

Situation analysis of obstetric care services in a rural district in Zimbabwe

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Year
2000
Journal
Cent Afr J Med.
Author
Kambarami RA, Chirenje M, Rusakaniko S
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2000 Jun;46(6):154-7

Evaluation of an ambu-bag valve with a self-contained, colorimetric end-tidal CO2 system in the detection of airway mishaps: an animal trial

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Year
2000
Journal
Pediatr Emerg Care
Author
Gonzalez del Rey JA, Poirier MP, Digiulio GA
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2000 Apr;16(2):121-3

Evidence based problem solving in general practice: the foreign body in the nose

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Year
2000
Journal
Leach J R Army Med Corps
Author
2000 Feb;146(1):31-2
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2000 Feb;146(1):31-2

Analysis of the educational needs of nurses of the emergency services in the Veneto Region

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Year
1999
Journal
Assist Inferm Ric.
Author
Temporin M, Marcolongo A
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1999 Jul-Sep;18(3):131-9

Modified closed circuit underwater breathing apparatus LAR VII and laryngeal mask airway as adjuncts for dive buddy artificial ventilation

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Year
1999
Journal
Mil Med.
Author
Mutzbauer TS, Neubauer B, Tetzlaff K, Mueller PH
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1999 Jul;164(7):535-9

Efficacy and safety of intravenous propofol sedation during routine ERCP: a prospective, controlled study

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Year
1999
Journal
Gastrointest Endosc.
Author
Wehrmann T, Kokabpick S, Lembcke B, Caspary WF, Seifert H
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1999 Jun;49(6):677-83

Propofol sedation in endoscopic manometry of Oddi's sphincter

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Year
1999
Journal
Z Gastroenterol
Author
Schmitt T, Seifert H, Dietrich CF, Caspary WE, Wehrmann T
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1999 Mar;37(3):219-27

Upper airway obstruction in infants and children: evaluation by tracheobronchography with a non-ionic contrast agent

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Year
1997
Journal
Pediatr Radiol.
Author
Lee T, Lee SK
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1997 Mar;27(3):276-80

A non-rebreathing coaxial anaesthesia system: dependence of end-tidal gas concentrations on fresh gas flow and tidal volume

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Year
1997
Journal
Anaesthesia
Author
Tweed WA
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1997 Mar;52(3):237-41

Is Ambu ventilation of newborn infants a simple question of finger-touch?

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Year
1996
Journal
Arch Pediatr.
Author
Ganga-Zandzou PS et al.
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1996 Dec;3(12):1270-2

Improving hospital-acquired infection rates: the CDC experience

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Year
1996
Journal
Jt Comm J Qual Improv.
Author
Gaynes RP, Solomon S
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1996 Jul;22(7):457-67

Oral Ambu-bag insufflation to remove unilateral nasal foreign bodies

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Year
1996
Journal
Am J Emerg Med.
Author
Finkelstein JA
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1996 Jan;14(1):57-8

Severe respiratory depression caused by incorrect connection of a PCA pump. : A case report

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Year
1994
Journal
Schmerz
Author
Boujong D, Grießinger N, Sittl R
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1994 Dec;8(4):243-5

A modification of the Bain system for ambient air-oxygen inhalation

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Year
1994
Journal
Anaesthesia
Author
Shrestha BM, Tweed WA, Basnyat NB, Lekhak BD
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1994 Aug;49(8):703-6

Normobaric oxygenation as a first-aid measure in decompression sickness

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Year
1993
Journal
Schweiz Z Sportmed.
Author
Wendling J
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1993 Dec;41(4):167-72

High frequency, high volume ventilation for right ventricular assist

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Year
1993
Journal
Chest.
Author
Serra J, McNicholas KW, Moore R, Lemole GM
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1988 May;93(5):1035-7

Devices for expired air resuscitation

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Year
1993
Journal
Prehosp Disaster Med.
Author
Rossi R, Lindner KH, Ahnefeld FW
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1993 Apr-Jun;8(2):123-6

The introduction of home mechanical ventilation in Japan

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Year
1992
Journal
Nihon Kyobu Shikkan Gakkai Zasshi.
Author
Kimura K, Ohhata I
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1992 Dec;30 Suppl:169-74

Ventilatory support during magnetic resonance imaging

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Year
1992
Journal
Chest.
Author
Krapf R, Loiacono J, Pesola GR, Carlon GC
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1992 Aug;102(2):632-633

Use of self-expanding Ambu bag in the quantitative determination of ethanol vapors in expired air in unconscious patients

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Year
1990
Journal
Pol Tyg Lek.
Author
Gerber R, Stepień W
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1977 May 9;32(19):737-8

Use of protease inhibitor (trasylol) and heparin in cardiorespiratory resuscitation. II. Gasometric investigations of arterial blood.

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Year
1990
Journal
Anaesth Resusc Intensive Ther.
Author
Gaszynski W
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1975 Jul-Sep;3(3):203-11

Percutaneous transtracheal ventilation: experimental and practical aspects

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Year
1990
Journal
J Trauma
Author
Neff CC, Pfister RC, Van Sonnenberg E
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1983 Feb;23(2):84-90

Transtracheal ventilation with oscillatory pressure for complete upper airway obstruction

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Year
1990
Journal
J Trauma.
Author
Goldman E, McDonald JS, Peterson SS, Stock MC, Betts R, Frolicher D
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1988 May;28(5):611-4

Emergency ventilation using an Ambu-bag with a new coniotomy set

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Year
1990
Journal
Anaesthesist
Author
Langenstein H.
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1986 Nov;35(11):697-9

Manual resuscitators and portable ventilators

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Year
1990
Journal
Anaesth Intensive Care
Author
Phillips GD, Skowronski GA
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1986 Aug;14(3):306-13

Percutaneous transtracheal jet ventilation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: evaluation of a new jet ventilator

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Year
1990
Journal
Crit Care Med.
Author
Swartzman S, Wilson MA, Hoff BH, Bunegin L, Smith RB, Sjostrand U
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1984 Jan;12(1):8-13

First aid for acute sports injuries

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Year
1990
Journal
Can Fam Physician.
Author
Bull RC
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1987 Sep;33:2075-80

Pulmonary barotrauma during anesthesia

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Year
1990
Journal
Ma Zui Xue Za Zhi
Author
Cheng YC, Tu KT
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1989 Dec;27(4):363-6

Paediatric anaesthesia with the Ambu-Paedi-Valve and Bag

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Year
1990
Journal
Tropical Doctor
Author
Kamm, G
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April 1980
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