Cylinder & Anesthesia Machine
Bag and mask ventilation is contraindicated in all, except:
|A||Tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia|
|B||Meconium aspiration syndrome|
Bag and mask ventilation is contraindicated in:
a. Full stomach patients.
b. Patients at high risk of aspiration like pregnancy and hiatus hernia.
c. Intestinal obstruction.
d. Diaphragmatic hernia (as there will be distension of bowel increasing further respiratory difficulty).
e. TOF (air through fistula can lead to increase in gastric pressure).
f. Meconium aspiration syndrome (as patient has already aspirated bag and mask ventilation will further increase aspiration).