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Anesthetic circuit: Lack

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Synonym(s): Mapleson A


Description

Class
  • Anesthetic breathing circuit (semi-closed).
Specification
  • Mapleson A breathing circuit: reservoir bag is on inspiratory limb, exhaust valve is positioned at anesthetic machine Anesthetic circuit Lack.
  • Can be co-axial:
    EitherWith expiratory limb inside inspiratory limb.
    OrIn a parallel (modified) form with a Y-piece close to the animal connection.

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Mapleson W W (1954) The elimination of rebreathing in various semi-closed anaesthetic systems. Brit J Anaesthesia 26 (5), 323-332 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Davey A, Moyle J T B & Ward C S Ward's Anesthetic Equipment. WB Saunders Ltd.

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