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Descriptor in English: Respiration, Artificial
Descriptor in Spanish: Respiración Artificial
Descriptor in Portuguese: Respiração Artificial
Descriptor in French: Ventilation artificielle
Entry term(s): Artificial Respiration
Artificial Respirations
Mechanical Ventilation
Mechanical Ventilations
Respirations, Artificial
Ventilation, Mechanical
Ventilations, Mechanical
Tree number(s): E02.041.625
E02.365.647.729
E02.880.820
Scope note: 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).
Annotation: /instrum: consider also VENTILATORS, MECHANICAL
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Humidifiers MeSH
Ventilators, Mechanical MeSH
DeCS UI: 12541
Descriptor UI: D012121
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/06
Respiration, Artificial - Preferred
Concept UI M0018880
Scope note 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).
Preferred term Respiration, Artificial
Entry term(s) Artificial Respiration
Artificial Respirations
Respirations, Artificial
Ventilation, Mechanical - Narrower
Concept UI M0018881
Preferred term Ventilation, Mechanical
Entry term(s) Mechanical Ventilation
Mechanical Ventilations
Ventilations, Mechanical



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