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Title

AMBU Resuscitator

Description

AMBU Resuscitator. Consists of inflatable face mask, one-way plastic and metal valve, and large red rubber self-filling bag. Also known as a BVM or "Bag valve mask".

"Reuben" refers to Henning Reuben, the Danish anaesthetist who developed the device with his German partner in 1953. Marketed from 1956 onwards.

Creator

AMBU

Date

c. 1960-1970

Identifier

2010/1.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6000x4000

Materials

36 x 14 cm

AMBU Resuscitator

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6000x4000

Materials

36 x 14 cm

Files

2010.1.17_AMBU resuscitator 2.jpg
2010.1.13_anaesthesia apparatus 8.jpg

Collection

Citation

AMBU, “AMBU Resuscitator,” Heritage, accessed December 13, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/67.