breathing machine

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Noun1.breathing machine - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failurebreathing machine - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
aqualung, Aqua-Lung, scuba - a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
oxygen mask - a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank
inhalator, respirator - a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration
snorkel - breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
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They helped her to finally get out of a breathing machine and breathe on her own,' he said.
Thankfully, a bed became available in Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, where Gwion battled for his life for two months, spending four weeks on a breathing machine.
He has spent his first days in South Korea unconscious, sedated and relying on a breathing machine to stay alive.
While the North Korean soldier's vital signs were stabilizing on Saturday, he continued to remain unconscious and relying on a breathing machine.
EXCLUSIVE by emily retter The monotonous, mechanical wheeze of the breathing machine which sat by his father's bed, sighing in and out every second of the day, provided a rhythm to Jonathan Cavendish's childhood.
Leila was rushed to Alder Hey Children's Hospital where she was hooked up to a breathing machine.
David, 41, is registered disabled with severe sleep and respiratory problems, and not been able to retrieve a breathing machine from his house in Holts Walk, Aston.
The infant was placed on a special breathing machine which enables a very gentle and fast airflow in order to protect her lungs.
Describing the thrill, Keith said: "The steam locomotive is an awe-inspiring, living, breathing machine without which the transport of both passengersand freight through the 19th and first half of the 20th century would have been severely impaired.
There was one other obstacle in that I need a breathing machine to sleep, so electricity was needed.
increase the amount of oxygen entering the lungs, or a non-invasive ventilation (NIV) breathing machine may be provided.