Definitions for "Mechanical ventilation"
Using a ventilator to breathe for a very sick baby while her lungs recover.
Ventilation from the operation of a fan, either exhausting air from a house, supplying air, or both.
Mechanical help with breathing, using an electrically powered device that 'pushes' air into the airways/lungs during breathing in, and allows air to leave the lungs during breathing out. The air may be oxygen-enriched.