Question & Answer

when does a person need artificial respiration ? does the person need to be kept on artificial respiration temporarily or permanently ? From where can the person get supply of oxygen for artificial respiration ?


 (i)Artificial respiration is needed by an individual at the time of acute breathing problems. It is an artificial method of breathing required when the person is unable to       breathe normal.

 (ii) Artificial respiration is not provided permanently to every person. It is given temporarily to person suffering from breathing problems. But artificial respiration can also be provided permanently to those who are in coma or unable to breathe on his or her own. 

(iii) During artificial respiration, a cylinder filled with oxygen is attached to a machine which provides oxygen for artificial respiration. 

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