Examples of ventilator in a Sentence
The patient was put on a ventilator.
Recent Examples of ventilator from the Web
He was reportedly placed on a ventilator that was turned off Thursday.
Last year, a clammer with PSP was rushed to Anchorage, where he was placed on ventilators to help with breathing.
By March, Charlie’s doctors had concluded that to prolong treatment would cause the child unnecessary suffering, so the hospital asked a court for permission to take him off a ventilator.
However, doctors continued to have difficulty controlling his bleeding, and eventually placed him on a ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital.
CLEVELAND, Ohio--On a frigid January day in 2014, Adam Shay lay in the Neurointensive care unit of the Cleveland Clinic, the rhythmic hiss of a mechanical ventilator doing the work his brain could no longer tell his lungs to do.
She was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where she was placed on a ventilator and died four days later.
Because of ALS Jay Fishman used a ventilator and a motorized wheelchair at the tournament last year.
By then, Yaller was critically ill, on a ventilator.
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VENTILATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ventilator for English Language Learners
: a device that lets fresh air enter and move through a room, building, etc.
medical : a device for helping a person to breathe
VENTILATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of ventilator for Students
: a device for letting in fresh air or driving out bad or stale air
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