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*  Alkali-silica reaction
Soda lime is commonly used in closed-circuit diving rebreathers and in anesthesia systems. The mechanism of ASR causing the ...
*  Carbon dioxide scrubber
Anesthesia machines which provide life support and inhaled agents during surgery typically employ a closed circuit ... Recently lithium hydroxide absorbent technology has been adapted for use in anesthesia machines. ...
*  Colonoscopy
... it also allows the patients to follow simple commands and even to watch the procedure on a closed-circuit monitor. Tens of ... Anesthesia can also increase the risk of developing blood clots and lead to pulmonary embolism or deep venous thrombosis. (DVT ... This sedation is called "twilight anesthesia". For some patients it is not fully effective, so they are indeed awake for the ... For screening purposes, a closer visual inspection is then often performed upon withdrawal of the endoscope over the course of ...
*  Lifeline Express
... anesthesia ventilator etc. The theatres are equipped with a closed circuit television camera which is used in providing ... The train also has a public address system and closed-circuit TV. Indian Railway after 16 years of work (93 projects in ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E03)
... anesthesia, inhalation MeSH E03.155.197.197.280 --- anesthesia, closed-circuit MeSH E03.155.197.364 --- anesthesia, rectal MeSH ... anesthesia, epidural MeSH E03.155.086.131.100 --- anesthesia, caudal MeSH E03.155.086.231 --- anesthesia, local MeSH E03.155. ... E03.155.253 --- anesthesia, intratracheal MeSH E03.155.308 --- anesthesia, intravenous MeSH E03.155.364 --- anesthesia, ... anesthesia, dental MeSH E03.155.141.481 --- hypnosis, dental MeSH E03.155.197 --- anesthesia, general MeSH E03.155.197.197 --- ...
*  Richard von Foregger
In the 1910s, von Foregger worked on improving oxygen generators, and in the late 1920s, he introduced the closed-circuit CO2 ... In the 1950s, his devices represented about 15% of anesthesia equipment in the US hospitals. He was a keen proponent of the ... Manufacturer of anesthesia equipment". Anesthesiology. 84 (1): 190-200. doi:10.1097/00000542-199601000-00021. PMID 8572332. ...
*  Breathing gas
Butler, F.K. (2004). "Closed-circuit oxygen diving in the U.S. Navy". Undersea Hyperb Med. 31 (1): 3-20. PMID 15233156. ... Miller's Anesthesia Seventh edition. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-443-06959-8. altitude.org. "Altitude oxygen ... Closed circuit systems may be used to conserve the breathing gas, which may be in limited supply - in the case of ... Medical use of breathing gases other than air include oxygen therapy and anesthesia applications. Oxygen therapy, also known as ...
*  Baralyme
... barium hydroxide compounds that is used to absorb the exhaled carbon dioxide in a closed circuit anesthetic system. The ... Clinical Anesthesia - Paul G. Barash, Bruce F. Cullen, Robert K. Stoelting, Michael Cahalan, M. Christine Stock - Google Books ...
*  Tracheal intubation
... is a typical example of a closed technique as ventilation occurs using a closed circuit. Several open ... The tube is then secured to the face or neck and connected to a T-piece, anesthesia breathing circuit, bag valve mask device, ... Domino, KB; Posner, KL; Caplan, RA; Cheney, FW (1999). "Airway injury during anesthesia: a closed claims analysis". ... It can however be performed in the awake patient with local or topical anesthesia or in an emergency without any anesthesia at ...
*  Special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman
... open and closed circuit SCUBA diving, and military freefall during amphibious reconnaissance operations. They also instruct and ... Performs basic anesthesia, minor surgical, basic clinical laboratory, basic radiology, and other routine and emergency health ...
*  Anaesthetic machine
Many of the early innovations in U.S. anaesthetic equipment, including the closed circuit carbon-dioxide absorber (a.k.a. the ... An anesthesia cart holds extra IV push meds for anesthesia, sedation and reversal, extra equipment that the person giving ... Virtual Anesthesia Machine (VAM) - a free transparent reality simulation of a generic anesthesia machine from the University of ... Ether Dome History of general anesthesia Arbous; et al. (2005). "Impact of anesthesia management characteristics on severe ...
*  Capnography
... and elimination of CO 2 from the anesthesia breathing circuit and ventilator. The shape of the curve is affected by some forms ... closed claim study. Capnography is increasingly being used by EMS personnel to aid in their assessment and treatment of ... During anesthesia, there is interplay between two components: the patient and the anesthesia administration device (which is ... Its main development has been as a monitoring tool for use during anesthesia and intensive care. It is usually presented as a ...
*  Rebreather
... and recreational divers use closed circuit rebreathers because they allow long dives and produce no bubbles. Closed circuit ... Anesthesia breathing systems NIOSH Docket # 123, titled "Reevaluation of NIOSH limitations on and precaution for safe use of ... Both semi-closed and fully closed circuit systems may be used for anaesthetic machines, and both push-pull (pendulum) two ... This has a similar function to an open circuit demand valve. It adds gas to the circuit if the volume in the circuit is too low ...
*  Anaesthetic vaporizer
The dual-circuit gas-vapour blender is a third type of vaporizer used exclusively for the agent desflurane. The plenum ... Desflurane boils at 23.5 °C, which is very close to room temperature. This means that at normal operating temperatures, the ... a presentation The Anesthesia Gas Machine by Michael P. Dosch Boumphrey, S.; Marshall, N. (10 November 2011). "Understanding ... The drawover vaporizer may be mounted either way round, and may be used in circuits where re-breathing takes place, or inside ...
*  1952 in science
Apgar, Virginia (1953). "A proposal for a new method of evaluation of the newborn infant". Current Research in Anesthesia and ... December 19 - Colonel Sir Charles Arden-Close (born 1865), British cartographer. Turing, A. M. (14 August 1952). "The Chemical ... Geoffrey Dummer proposes the integrated circuit. September 30 - The Cinerama widescreen film system, developed by Fred Waller, ...
*  Neuromodulation (medicine)
Lozano, Andres M.; Lipsman, Nir (6 February 2013). "Probing and Regulating Dysfunctional Circuits Using Deep Brain Stimulation ... In 1973, Hosbuchi reported alleviating the denervation facial pain of anesthesia dolorosa through ongoing electrical ... "closed", by competing transmissions along the wider touch nerve fibers. Building on that concept, in 1967, the first dorsal ... that can modulate the excitability and firing patterns of neural circuits. There may also be more direct electrophysiological ...
*  Electrosurgery
An accidental circuit completion path through an earth-ground creates the danger of a burn at a site far away from the probe ... Return electrodes should always have full contact with the skin and be placed on the same side of the body and close to the ... For the high power surgical uses during anesthesia the monopolar modality relies on a good electrical contact between a large ... Open circuit voltage in electrosurgical waveforms is typically in the range of 300-10,000 V peak-to-peak. Higher precision can ...
*  Soda lime
"Anesthesia Systems". In Paul G. Barash; Bruce F. Cullen; Robert K. Stoelting. Clinical Anesthesia (5th ed.). United States: ... Color indicating dye was removed from US Navy fleet use in 1996 when it was suspected of releasing chemicals into the circuit. ... Soda lime is a mixture of chemicals, used in granular form in closed breathing environments, such as general anaesthesia, ... It reacts much more quickly and so contributes to a faster elimination of the CO2 from the rebreathing circuit. The formation ...
*  Anomalous pulmonary venous connection
The operation is performed under general anesthesia. The four pulmonary veins are reconnected to the left atrium, and any ... dyspnea since the overloaded pulmonary circuit can cause pulmonary edema Cottage-loaf sign, that is, chest X-ray appearance ... and/or patent ductus arteriosus are surgically closed. With obstruction, surgery should be undertaken emergently. PGE1 should ...
*  Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
... target for glioblastoma Pain receptor specific local anesthesia The Department currently has 38 faculty members and close to ... "Npas4 regulates excitatory-inhibitory balance within neural circuits through cell type-specific gene programs". Cell. 157 (5): ... "Lateral presynaptic inhibition mediates gain control in an olfactory circuit". Nature. 452 (7190): 956-960. doi:10.1038/ ... define GABA as an inhibitory neurotransmitter Activity-dependent transcription in neurons during development of neural circuits ...
*  Eye injuries during general anaesthesia
Therefore, the anaesthetist ensures that the eyes are fully closed and remain closed throughout the procedure. Seemingly ... 385-6, "Read Article" A Grixti, M Sadri & MT Watts 2013, 'Corneal Protection during General Anesthesia for Nonocular Surgery', ... anaesthetic circuits, and drapes. Exposure keratopathy/keratitis refers to the drying of the cornea with subsequent epithelial ... Most tapes and dressings are non-transparent and so it is not possible to see if the patient's eyes are opened or closed ...
*  PAC
... of aldosterone Pre-anesthesia checkup Premature atrial contraction, a type of premature heart beat or irregular heart beat or ... an integrated circuit packaging type Probably approximately correct, a computational learning theory framework Presentation- ... used for example in electrochemical regeneration Pseudo algebraically closed field, a field with geometric features, namely ...
*  Christian J. Lambertsen
Butler FK (2004). "Closed-circuit oxygen diving in the U.S. Navy". Undersea Hyperb Med. 31 (1): 3-20. PMID 15233156. Retrieved ... "CEREBRAL CIRCULATION AND METABOLISM DURING THIOPENTAL ANESTHESIA AND HYPERVENTILATION IN MAN". J. Clin. Invest. 41 (8): 1664-71 ... Lambertsen, C.J. (April 1963). "The philosophy of extremes for the gaseous environment of manned, closed ecological systems". ...
*  Timeline of United States inventions (before 1890)
1835 Relay A relay is an electrical switch that opens and closes under the control of another electrical circuit. In the ... Long did not reveal the practicality of using ether anesthesia until 1849. 1842 Grain elevator Grain elevators are buildings or ... 1836 Circuit breaker A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit ... Circuit breakers are made in varying sizes, from small devices that protect an individual household appliance up to large ...
*  Autotransfusion
This second bag can then be disconnected, air purged from it, and then tied off before giving to anesthesia for reinfusion. ... Postoperative autotransfusion refers to the recovery of blood in the extracorporeal circuit at the end of surgery or from ... Postoperative autotransfusion begins in the operating room when the drain line is placed and the surgical site is closed. ... The process of autotransfusion using the Cell Saver is modified to maintain a continuous circuit of blood which maintains ...
*  1978 in film
Closed Circuit (Circuito chiuso) - (Italy) Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, starring Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas, ... Without Anesthesia (Bez znieczulenia), directed by Andrzej Wajda - (Poland) The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Diana ...