Patent Number: 8,875,708

Title: Ventilation device and method for CPR

Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a ventilation device and method to be used on a patient during CPR. In one embodiment, the ventilation device comprises a housing having at least one opening for interfacing with a patient's airway, at least one valve configured to permit outflow of respiratory gases/air from the airway to ambient, a release mechanism for opening and closing an inlet passage to permit inflow of respiratory gases/air to the airway, and a control device for controlling the opening/closing of the inlet passage.

Inventors: Nysaether; Jon (Hafrsfjord, NO), Morallee; Kenneth George (Orpington, GB), Eilevstjonn; Joar (Sandnes, NO)

Assignee: Laerdal Medical AS

International Classification: A62B 9/02 (20060101); A62B 18/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00