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PO
Short for Pulse Oximeter.

A PO is a device used to monitor the oxygen in a patient's blood. It shines light through a patient's finger, toe, nose, earlobe, or the patient's forhead, and another sensor on the other side of the light wave measures how the light is being absorbed.
1. He's on a PO machine, and they are going to have to put hom on the ventilator, because his oxygen is 85 so he is having another set of desat episodes.
by 1992peter March 27, 2010

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X26
X26 is a brand of taser devices. Its one of the newest in it's kind. It's a taser that has what's called XP. Extra Pennitration. What this means, is that it can easily pennitrate through lines of clothing, and then it causes the NMI effect. NMI is short for Neuromuscular Incapacitation. The X26 taser is full of compact features such as laser sighting, LED flashlight, memory storage of events, an optional air cartridge that can fire up to 35 feet, and lots and lots of other wonderful features.
1. I tased him with the X26 taser, and he went to the ground just like that!!
2. OUCH.
3. Yes.
4. He wet his pants due to the NMI effect.
by 1992peter February 14, 2010

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A company's name who makes oximeters, ventilators, and lots of other types of medical equipment.

Nellcor has been around for many many years, and in 1983 built the first oximeter in its name, the NELLCOR N-100, and has gone A VERY VERY LOOOOOOOOOOONG WAY SENCE THEN!
1. I have a NELLCOR N-600 Pulse oximeter which is awsome, so now I can monitor my Spo2 a lot more easier and don't have to go to the hospital to get it measured, so that's nice.
2. Wow. That's Interesting.
by 1992peter March 26, 2010

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The Ohmeda TruSat is a pulse oximeter that was invented in 2005. It is one of the world's smallest bedside monitors that is a lot smaller than most of the bedside pulse oximeters out on the market today. It has two buttons, one for the on/off button, one to silence the alarm, and a green wheel, that can be pressed in, and/or turned to select settings!!
Features include:
1. Easy to see numeric display.
2. alarm limits visible at all times.
3. 48 hour TREND DATA.
4. Pir or Perfusion index measurements.
5. Alarms audio and visual alarms sound when something is out of a set limit.
6. Optional backlight.
7. Waighs less than half the waight of a regular bedside pulse oximeter.
1. He has the Ohmeda TruSat and he uses it all the time.
2. Does he like the audio pulse?
3. YES.
4. Does the monitor have alarms?
5. Yes.
6. All Right.
by 1992peter February 14, 2010

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IPV
IPV is short for Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation which is a breathing treatment used to help remove secretions.

It can be administered by a mouthpiece, mask, or endotracheal/tracheostomy tube.
A fine aerosol of medication is breathed in, and another part of the medication is percussed into the patient's lungs, so that he can clear them by the cough assist machine, coughing up secretions, and/or suctioning.
1. The patient who has SMA uses IPV, and is very healthy usually with IPV.
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Sevoflurane is an inhailed anesthetic that is used during general anesthesia, and the drug is given by an anesthesia machine.

Its a quick acting anesthetic, so usually withing the first 10 seconds of inhailation the patient is asleep, and the operating can be started.
1. Go ahead and start the sevoflurane.
2. All right.
3. Sevoflurane going in.
4. All right.
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Tunug medicine is a special kind of medication that when taken, causes you to hallucinate, and see these weird machines called tunugs. This medicine also causes you to hallucinate about a boy called the mattress boy who loves to use weird mattress on people. These mattress can range anywhere from a regular air mattress that is pumped electrically, to a huge air mattress that's electric pump stays on all the time, and vibrates, and makes the person feel weird. People who take a little bit of the tunug medicine have just minor hallucinations. People who take a whole lot of the tunug medicines can have severe SEVERE hallucinations that if bad enough, can be fatal, because it can cause the person's heart rate to speed up, and could cause them to be sent into V-Fib which is an abnormal heart arhythmia in which the heart stops pumping, and just quivers.
1. A few days ago I took a whole lot of that tunug medicine and ended up almost dying from the machine that the mattress boy used on me. I was told to get on these horrible mattresses!!
2. Was one hooked up to a pump with a green light?
3. YES.
4. That's scarey.
5. YES IT IS!!
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