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Mechanical Ventilation

Some children with tracheostomies require mechanical ventilation. In fact for some children, mechanical ventilation is the only reason for the tracheostomy tube. A ventilator a is machine the breathes for the child. The ventilator can do all or part of the breathing work for the child.

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LTV 950 from Pulmonetic Systems

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This page updated 4/5/07

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