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22 terms

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