TITLE

self-contained breathing apparatus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1968
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "self-contained breathing apparatus" is presented. It is an instrument that provides respiratory gases. Rescue personnel use it when they enter hazardous breathing environments.
ACCESSION #
21245223

 

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