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Mechanical Ventilators


17 April, 2012 | intensive care

Ever since the introduction of the Iron Lung in treating polio victims, mechanical ventilators have kept patients alive during times of respiratory failure. Mechanical ventilators are found in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where they are used to support respiratory function in patients with respiratory failure. Today’s hospitals utilize positive pressure ventilators that deliver a [...]