||device designed to evaporate
a liquid and add the resulting vapor to a gas mixture.
Support (See Pressure
||An automatic mechanical/pneumatic
device designed to reduce or provide the work required
to move gas into and out of the lungs.
||The resistance to flow from
the point at which the patient circuit is connected to
the patient through the exhalation valve to the atmosphere.
||The space occupied by a
mass of gas under given conditions of temperature and
pressure; the physical space inside a structure.
||A mode of ventilator operation
in which the ventilator attempts to produce a preset volume
waveform with a specified tidal volume during inspiration.