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1. A device that circulates fresh air and expels stale or foul air.
2. Medicine A machine that supplies oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and air, used in artificial respiration to control or assist breathing. Also called respirator.

ven′ti·la·to′ry (vĕn′tl-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Adj.1.ventilatory - provided with ventilation or involving pulmonary ventilation
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If your breathing pattern is affected it is advised that you see your doctor immediately, as you may need to be placed on permanent ventilatory support.
The pulmonary function technologist has a series of special studies available that can be used to evaluate certain aspects of ventilatory control.
Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) technology uses the electrical signal which travels from the brain to the diaphragm - the main breathing muscle - to synchronise the patient's breathing efforts more effectively.
Now the positive effects of Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA[sup.
Anesthesiologists, cardiac specialists, and critical care specialists from India, the US, and the UK cover its history, evolution, types, physiology, indications and contraindications, and circuit and hardware, followed by chapters on procedures, including the protocol for initiation and stabilization, priming, monitoring, ventilatory strategies, management of the patient, sedation and the management of pain, drug dosages, weaning, and the role of cerebral oximetry.
Secondly, to investigate the effect of RBF training on the ventilatory response during exercise when breathing a 3% C[O.
They were significantly less likely to need supplementary oxygen or ventilatory support (4% (8/200) v.
I define an 'intelligent ventilator' as a dynamic and responsive machine that provides every patient with safe, efficient, synchronised, comfortable and appropriate ventilatory support through a continuous interactive process utilising four basic elements: on-line non-invasive respiratory function monitoring; initialisation of the most ideal ventilatory pattern for the current lung condition; automated closed-loop controlled adjustment of the ventilatory support in response to any change in the lung condition; and timely weaning from the ventilatory support in a safe and controlled fashion, without inducing any clinical deterioration of lung function.
AFECTAIR has been developed by Discovery Labs to simplify the delivery of any inhaled medication for critical care patients requiring ventilatory support.
University of New Hampshire associate professor of kinesiology Timothy Quinn and his former graduate student Benjamin Coons set out to learn just how good this test, gaining in popularity over the past decade, is, and how it compared to two other laboratory-tested measures of intensity, the lactate threshold and the ventilatory threshold.
The results of pulmonary function tests showed decreased diffusion capacity (n=4), restrictive ventilatory defect (n=3), moderate obstructive ventilatory defect (n=1) and were completely normal in 1 patient.