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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 193-198

Tight bag


1 Government District Headquarters Hospital, Kumbakonam - 612 001, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India

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S Parthasarathy
20, Palanisamy Nagar, Chennai Road, Kumbakonam - 612 002, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5049.65354

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Tight bag is a clinical situation where excessive pressure needs to be applied to a reservoir bag of a breathing system to an intubated patient, which may or may not produce satisfactory ventilation. The various clinical scenarios and the appropriate steps for its prevention are described.


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