Category ICU
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Blood filter

Blood filter: removal of microaggregates during blood transfusion; platelet, leucocyte and fibrin aggregates form in stored blood and are thought to produce pulmonary microembolism -> pulmonary dysfunction
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Blood Culture Bottles

Blood Culture Bottles: tubes for sampling blood for microbiological cultures; detection of circulating microorganisms in bacteraemia and septicaemia
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Bite block

Bite block: Prevent damage a patient from biting down when placing an device in or through the oral cavity, or during an intraoral procedure
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Oxylator

Oxylator: a device that acts as a combination between a bag-valve mask and a portable ventilator; primarily for prehospital use
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Tracheostomy tubes

Tracheostomy tubes: Various types of tubes may be used to provide an airway via a stoma created surgically or using percutaneous dilation