Definition of Resuscitator

1. Noun. A breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration.




Definition of Resuscitator

1. n. One who, or that which, resuscitates.

Definition of Resuscitator

1. Noun. A person or thing that resuscitates. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A device, usually consisting of a face mask and tank, used to restore normal breathing to a person by forcing oxygen or an oxygen-rich mixture of gases into his or her lungs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resuscitator

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Medical Definition of Resuscitator

1. An obsolete term for an apparatus that forces gas (usually O2) into lungs to produce artificial ventilation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Resuscitator

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1. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air DivingSports & Recreat (1999)
"NOTE A bag resuscitator is more effective than mouth-to-mouth techniques only if individuals ... NOTE The bag resuscitator must be constructed of a clear, ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"It can deliver a higher partial pressure of oxygen than is possible with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and the resuscitator can be used in atmospheric air, ..."

3. Marine Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Fire Safety: A Comprehensive (1994)
"Proper positioning and use of the bag-mask resuscitator. While holding the mask with one hand, squeeze the bag with your other hand about once every 5 ..."

4. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1899)
"... si damnum, restitu- tor; si mortem, resuscitator. He who glances at the preceding Chapter and at the title of this one [25] will at first think that our ..."

5. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1899)
"... ultor; si damnum, restitu- tor; si mortem, resuscitator. He who glances at the preceding Chapter and at the title of this one [25] •will at first think ..."

6. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"... the rebreathing bag on the anesthetic machine or the use of a manual resuscitator bag. An ear syringe can make a good rodent resuscitator, as it fits ..."

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