Transport ventilators

Respir Care Clin N Am. 2002 Mar;8(1):119-50. doi: 10.1016/s1078-5337(02)00020-5.


Today there are a number of automatic resuscitators and simple and complex transport ventilators on the market. The user must consider the purpose of the device, the patient population to be ventilated and the capabilities of the individual devices before purchasing a transport ventilator.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Critical Illness / therapy
  • Equipment Design
  • Equipment Safety
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Respiration, Artificial / instrumentation*
  • Respiration, Artificial / methods
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Transportation of Patients / methods*
  • United States
  • Ventilators, Mechanical*