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Mechanical ventilation

You may be given mechanical ventilation if a condition makes it very difficult for you to breathe or get enough oxygen into your blood. This condition is called respiratory failure. Mechanical breathers are machines that act like bellows to move air in and out of your lungs. Your respiratory therapist and doctor have set up the ventilator to determ...

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