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When would a paramedic or emt use an ambu bag?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Hypoxemia

Whenever oxygen saturation is low or prior to intubation, an ambu bag can used by the emt or paramedic.

In brief: Hypoxemia

Whenever oxygen saturation is low or prior to intubation, an ambu bag can used by the emt or paramedic.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Assit breathing

To assist an already breathing patient who's ventilation is inadequate or to primarily breath for any patient who has stopped.

In brief: Assit breathing

To assist an already breathing patient who's ventilation is inadequate or to primarily breath for any patient who has stopped.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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