storage & delivery of medical gases

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reducing

valve that lowers gas pressure

carbon

________ dioxide, used to treate hiccups

regulator

a device that controls both pressure and flow

He

chemical named for this light gas

flow

this meter controls the volume of gas per unit of volume

fractional

type of "distillations" that produces oxygen

heliox

gas used in treatment of severe asthma

DISS

low pressure safety system

manifold

pipe with many connections used to link gas sylinders together

air

gas delivered in a yellow cylinder

zone

_______ valves shut off the gas in case of a fire

PISS

safety system

nitrous

gas delivered in a blue cylinder

oxygen

gas that makes up 20.95% of air

DOT

agency that classifies cylinders

needle valve

adjust the flow in a Thorpe tube

helium

low density gas

bourdon

fixed orifice, variable pressure measuring or metering device

thorpe

variable orifice, constant pressure flow metering device

FDA

agency that sets standards for gass purity

oxide

gas with only one oxygen molecule

dioxide

second half of gas made by heating limestone in contact with water

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