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noun as in chimney

noun as in fan

noun as in vent

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Two got so sick they were put on a ventilator to assist with breathing, and one died, researchers report February 1 in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

For a month, Steve Collins, a 33-year veteran of the Prince George’s County fire department, had been hooked to a ventilator and fighting for his life against the coronavirus.

Many covid-19 patients, once on a ventilator, have come through.

That includes substantially scaling up the strip’s intensive care unit capacity and mobilizing vital supplies such as oxygen and ventilators.

From Time

Last they had heard, Sicknick was in critical condition on a ventilator, according to family members who spoke to ProPublica.

They want money, not to shut off the ventilator of a particular patient.

“Sometimes you might withdraw a ventilator in cases of very severe and permanent neurological damage,” Joffe said.

He lectured the witness that the location of two ventilator fans was very important “because it will show you are lying.”

He is paralyzed, breathes through a ventilator, and communicates via a sophisticated computer.

Early signs indicate the windpipe is working, Hannah's doctors announced Tuesday, although she is still on a ventilator.

There were no curtains or ventilator-fans, the room was very hot, and the glaring sunshine emphasized its ugliness.

An opening of several feet in diameter was left at the top of the dome for a skylight, ventilator, and smoke-escape.

The roof, of thin iron plate, is provided with a ventilator to allow of the escape of hot air.

The cell was small, bleakly furnished with bunk, toilet and washstand, had a ventilator grille in one wall.

The windows were all shuttered from top to bottom, each shutter having a little ventilator in it.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ventilator, such as: fireplace, flue, furnace, hearth, pipe, and stack.

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