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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.

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_1.jpg
2010.1.17_ambu_3.jpg

Collection

Citation

Ambu Ltd.; 1937-; Medical device manufacturer, “AMBU Resuscitator,” Heritage, accessed June 24, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/67.