Which equipment may be used for ventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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More commonly, health care providers use a BVM, which forces air into the lungs when the bag is squeezed. Several adjunct devices may be used with a BVM, including oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways.


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