The client needed a device to allow surfactant delivery to premature infant lungs, without introducing air into the stomach or damaging vocal chords.
- Unique design eliminates the need to intubate the trachea, esophagus is sealed above and below the trachea
- Two balloons: one inflated in mouth, another inflated below trachea opening
- Port for ventilator attachment
- Port for injecting surfactant
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