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November 13, 1948


JAMA. 1948;138(11):820. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.62900110008009c

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Manufacturer: Puritan Compressed Gas Corp., 1240 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago 7.

This portable assembly consists of a safety pressure-reducing regulator equipped with a flow gage calibrated in liters per minute; a humidifying assembly, which is to be attached to the back of the regulator by a removable clamp; two bottles fitted with two-hole stoppers and four metal tubes, one having a gas spray attachment; and three pieces of pure gum tubing. Also included in this unit is a cylinder base designed to prevent possible tipping when placed on the bottom of either D or E size cylinders. A wrench is enclosed for operating the cylinder valve. If it is desired to use a nasal catheter for administration of oxygen, the catheter may be attached to the pure gum tubing in place of the face cone.

The Council on Physical Medicine voted to include the Puritan 11-GA Oxygen Inhalation Apparatus in

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