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Muskan Jain , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 27/5/13

i)When does a person need artificial respiration?

ii)Does the person need to be kept on artificial respiration temporarily or permanently?

iii)From where can the person get supply of oxygen for artificial respiration?

Please tell something about artificial respiration too.


Krishnakoli Datta , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 28/5/13

(i) When a person is suffering from acute breathing problem or cannot be able to breathe naturally, artificial breathing is required.

(ii) Artificial respiration is a temporary arrangement which provides relief to the person who cannot be able to breathe properly. Artificial respiration is provided permanently only to the patients who are in coma and cannot breathe of their own.

(iii) In artificial respiration a cylinder filled with oxygen remains attached to the machine from where the supply of oxygen comes for respiration.

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