It is a therapeutic technique that provides air to the patient with a certain oxygen concentration to increase the oxygen content in the blood.
The Gamed masks are made of nontoxic PVC, having a metal clip which allows the anatomically fit. They have elastic adjustable holder that currently are available in clear. Depending on the patient’s status, doctor may suggest that the oxygen outlet (flow) is regulated at a rate of 3 to 15 liters per minute (LPM).
- State of shock
- Lung sicknesses
- Heart failure
- Central nervous system injures
Masks Clasification According Their Oxygen Administration:
HIGH FLOW Oxygen Systems, whose function is to provide all the atmosphere of breathing gas? They can give FIO2 (high or low).
Venturi Masks, Nebulization Masks
LOW FLOW Oxygen systems do not provide all the breathing gas; they can give FIO2 (high or low).
Simple Oxygen Masks, Partial Re-breathing masks, non-rebreathing masks