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Respiration, Artificial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiration, Artificial
Tree Number(s)
E02.041.625
E02.365.647.729
E02.880.820
Unique ID
D012121
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012121
Annotation
/instrum: consider also VENTILATORS, MECHANICAL
Scope Note
Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).
Entry Term(s)
Mechanical Ventilation
Ventilation, Mechanical
See Also
Humidifiers
Ventilators, Mechanical
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/07/06
Respiration, Artificial Preferred
Ventilation, Mechanical Narrower
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