Cylinder & Anesthesia Machine
Artificial nose is:
|A||Heat and moisture exchanger|
|B||Nose created from cartilage|
Heat and moisture exchanger
a. Heat and moisture exchanger is also called as artificial nose and condenser humidifier.
b. It is disposable instrument placed between breathing circuit and endotracheal tube.
c. It contains a hygroscopic layer which retains the heat and moisture of expired gases and deliver it in next breath to inspired gases.