Welcome to the lesson on bag mask ventilation. In this video, we'll discuss how to perform bag mask ventilation. When performed appropriately, bag mask ventilation is an important intervention in pa LS. proper use of this device requires proper fit. That is, the child or the infant's mouth and nose should be covered tightly, but not the eyes. When possible, use a clear mask since it allows you to see the color of the person's lips in the presence of condensation in the mask indicating explanation.
The two most common types of masks are self inflating and flow inflate. While a self inflating bag mask should be the first choice in resuscitations, you should not use it in children or infants were breathing spontaneously flow inflating back masks however, require more training and experience to operate properly, as you must simultaneously manage gas flow, suitable mask seal individuals neck position and proper tidal volume. The minimum size bag should be 450 milliliters for infants Young and or small children. Older children require a 1000 milliliter volume bag. proper ventilation is of the utmost importance as insufficient ventilation with respiratory acidosis. The first step of bag mask ventilation is proper positioning.
In the absence of neck injury, tilt the forehead back and lift the chin. Next, ensure a tight seal. Use the EC clamp, which is the letters E and C, formed by the fingers and thumb over the mask. Then ventilate by squeezing the bag for over one second until the chest rises. Do not over ventilate. This concludes our lesson on bag mask ventilation.
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