A machine that helps the patient breath (Ventilator, Breathing Machine).
A machine that moves air in and out of the lungs for a person who is unable to breathe naturally.
Machine which provides artificial breathing
A machine that assists patients' breathing when they are unable to breathe on their own.
A machine that does the breathing work for the unresponsive patient. It serves to deliver air in the appropriate percentage of oxygen and at the appropriate rate. The air is also humidified by the ventilator. Although these two terms are often used interchangeably, a respirator is a device used in workplaces to filter out particles whereas a ventilator is used for assistance with breathing. [Click Here To Return To List