Category Equipment
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Nasopharyngeal airway

Reviewed and revised 7 February 2017 OVERVIEW Nasopharyngeal airway (NPA) or nasal trumpet USE Can provide an airway in patients with an intact gag reflex, trismus or oral trauma Facilitate suctioning in patients with a weak cough DESCRIPTION Soft, flexible…
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Face Masks

Multiple types of face mask are used for personal protection and protection of patient from health care nasopharyngeal secretions
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Cuff Pressure Gauge

Cuff pressure gauge aka cuff manometer; allows safe inflation of the cuff seal of low pressure endotracheal and laryngeal tube cuffs by measuring the cuff pressure
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Wet Circuit / Humidifier

OVERVIEW A “wet circuit” is a breathing circuit with active humidification, as opposed to a “dry circuit” that uses a Heat and Moisture Exchanger (HME) USES humidification of respiratory gases DESCRIPTION requires power for heating disposable or reusable humidification chamber…
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Oxygen Cylinder

Oxygen Cylinder: Provision of supplemental oxygen to maintain aerobic metabolism during patient transport
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Magill forceps

Magill forceps: aid passage of an endotracheal tube into the larynx (e.g. nasal intubation); aid gastric tube passage into the oesophagus; remove foreign bodies from the airway/ pharynx; place pharyngeal packs (e.g. bleeding)