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Anesthetic circuit: Bain

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Description

Class
  • Anesthesia breathing system (UK classification: semi-closed).
  • Non-rebreathing system.
Specification
  • UK: Mapleson D breathing circuit: reservoir bag is on the expiratory limb, exhaust valve positioned at anesthetic machine Anesthetic circuit Bain.
  • US: modified Mapleson D circuit without any valves.
  • Coaxial, with inspiratory limb inside expiratory limb.

Use

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Bain J A & Spoerel W E (1973) Flow requirements for a modified Mapleson D system during controlled ventilation. Canadian Anaesthetic Society Journal 20 (5), 629-636 PubMed.
  • Mapleson W W (1954) The elimination of rebreathing in various semi-closed anesthetic systems. British Journal of Anesthesia 26 (5), 323-332 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Davey A, Moyle J T B & Ward C S Ward's Anesthetic Equipment. W B Saunders Ltd.
  • Hartsfield S M (1996) Anesthetic machines and breathing circuits. In: Lumb and Jones Veterinary Anesthesia. 3rd edn. Eds. J C Thurmon, J W Tranquilli & G J Benson. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins. pp 396-398.

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