Definition of Pulmotor

1. n. An apparatus for producing artificial respiration by pumping oxygen or air or a mixture of the two into and out of the lungs, as of a person who has been asphyxiated by drowning, breathing poisonous gases, or the like, or of one who has been stunned by an electrical shock.

Definition of Pulmotor

1. a respiratory device [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmotor

pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis
pulmonary valve
pulmonary vein
pulmonic sounds
pulmotor (current term)
pulp cavity
pulp fiction
pulp magazine
pulp magazines
pulp mill
pulp mills

Literary usage of Pulmotor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Personal Hygiene: Proper Living Upon a Physiologic Basis by Walter Lytle Pyle (1915)
"The pulmotor and other similar mechanical devices for administering oxygen are invaluable in artificial respiration. The recommendations of the committee on ..."

2. A Manual of personal hygiene: Proper Living Upon a Physiological Basis by Walter Lytle Pyle (1917)
"Of mechanical devices for artificial respiration, the committee has examined the pulmotor and the Dr. Brat apparatus, and disapproves of them, ..."

3. Annals of Medical History by Francis Randolph Packard (1920)
"THE "pulmotor" OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY By J. COLLINS WARREN, MD BOSTON, IN the just published history of the Humane Society of the Commonwealth of ..."

4. The Operating Room: A Primer for Pupil Nurses by Amy Armour Smith (1916)
"The pulmotor (Fig. 10) requires skilled care in cleaning, especially in not ... The pulmotor. For resuscitation of the apparently lifeless from the effects ..."

5. Safety Engineering (1915)
"Preparing to use pulmotor on fireman overcome by smoke while doing rescue work. port of the extent of the danger caused a mobilization of the Edison first ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1913)
"... we close in a short time and we want to have Mr. Conner give us a talk on the pulmotor and the first aid to persons who have been overcome with gas. ..."

7. Advanced Lessons in Practical Physiology for Students of Medicine by Russell Burton-Opitz (1920)
"pulmotor. 1. Frequency of Respiration.—Study the movements of the thorax and abdomen. Differentiate between diaphragmatic and costal breathing. ..."

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