Minirespirators — Quo Vadis?
They can be used to ventilate at the place where injury occurred; they are manageable by nonspecialized personnel in emergencies, for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, during transportation, with mass casualties, and during home care; they are small, portable, reliable, and inexpensive; and they are volume cycled. These respirators are used today by fire stations, ambulances, helicopters, for in-hospital transportation, and by the armed forces.
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