During manual or mechanical ventilation, the mask is used to seal off the mouth and nose area.
the device may only be used by medical personnel.
Insufficient ventilation can lead to permanent damage in patients.
Press the mask onto the face of the patient forming a good seal. if the seal is not tight the ventilation may be affected.
Extend the head back so that the airways remain patent. Incase of cervical spine injuries, weigh up whether or not the head should be extended back.
If ventilation is not possible with the device, another adequate type of ventilation must be initiated.