insufflation of the lungs


insufflation of the lungs
the act of blowing air into the lungs for the purpose of artificial respiration.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Insufflation (medicine) — For other uses, see Insufflation (disambiguation). Insufflation (Latin insufflatio blowing on or into ) is the practice of inhaling a substance.[1] Insufflation has limited medical use, but is a common route of administration with many… …   Wikipedia

  • insufflation — noun 1. (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑insufflate • Topics: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty • Hypernyms: ↑blowing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Artificial respiration — Intervention ICD 9 CM 93.93 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • GAGIN, ḤAYYIM — (b. circa 1450), Moroccan rabbi and poet, first known member of a family which produced many talmudic scholars. Gagin was born in Fez, but when still young, probably at the time of the massacre of the Jews of Fez in 1465, he left for Spain. There …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tracheal intubation — Intervention Anesthesiologist using the Glidescope video laryngoscope to intubate the trachea of a morbidly obese elderly person with challenging airway anatomy …   Wikipedia

  • Drug injection — Shoot up redirects here. For shooting video game genre, see Shoot em up. This article is not about medical practice. For medical practices, see Intramuscular injection or Intravenous therapy. A piece of a hypodermic needle, as seen on X ray, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Cocaine — For other uses, see Cocaine (disambiguation). Cocaine …   Wikipedia

  • Mechanical ventilation — In architecture and climate control, mechanical or forced ventilation is the use of powered equipment, e.g. fans and blowers, to move air  see ventilation (architecture). Mechanical ventilation Intervention …   Wikipedia

  • Bag valve mask — A bag valve mask (also known as a BVM or Ambu bag) is a hand held device used to provide ventilation to a patient who is not breathing or who is breathing inadequately. The device is a normal part of a resuscitation kit for trained professional,… …   Wikipedia

  • Emphysema — 1) A lung condition featuring an abnormal accumulation of air in the lung s many tiny air sacs, a tissue called alveoli. As air continues to collect in these sacs, they become enlarged, and may break, or be damaged and form scar tissue. Emphysema …   Medical dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.