Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA)

A tube with an inflatable cuff that is inserted into the throat after going to sleep to manage breathing while unconscious, similar to an endotracheal tube; an LMA causes less irritation than an ETT and is useful in specific situations, though it does not prevent aspiration.

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Anesthesia Machine

The machine used by anesthesia providers to deliver anesthetic gases and breathing during surgery. The machine has vital controls for the flow of oxygen, air, nitrous oxide, and anesthetic gases.

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