Respiration, Artificial


Artificial Respiration

Artificial Respirations

Mechanical Ventilation

Mechanical Ventilations

Respirations, Artificial

Ventilation, Mechanical

Ventilations, Mechanical

Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).