Mask-induced pressure ulcer of the nasal bridge.
Summary of "Mask-induced pressure ulcer of the nasal bridge."
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Department of Dermatology, Turgut Ozal Faculty of Medicine, Alparslan Turkes Caddesi No: 57, 06510, Ankara, Turkey.
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Name: European journal of dermatology : EJD
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24047583
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2013.2086
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A type of oropharyngeal airway that provides an alternative to endotracheal intubation and standard mask anesthesia in certain patients. It is introduced into the hypopharynx to form a seal around the larynx thus permitting spontaneous or positive pressure ventilation without penetration of the larynx or esophagus. It is used in place of a facemask in routine anesthesia. The advantages over standard mask anesthesia are better airway control, minimal anesthetic gas leakage, a secure airway during patient transport to the recovery area, and minimal postoperative problems.
An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stay in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ISCHEMIA) under sustained and constant pressure.
Either one of the two small elongated rectangular bones that together form the bridge of the nose.
Fluid obtained by irrigation or washout of the nasal cavity and NASAL MUCOSA. The resulting fluid is used in cytologic and immunologic assays of the nasal mucosa such as with the NASAL PROVOCATION TEST in the diagnosis of nasal hypersensitivity.
Inhalation of oxygen aimed at restoring toward normal any pathophysiologic alterations of gas exchange in the cardiopulmonary system, as by the use of a respirator, nasal catheter, tent, chamber, or mask. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)