Breathing mask

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A breathing mask may refer to:

  • Bag valve mask, a device used in resuscitation of non-breathing casualties, optionally using supplementary oxygen.
  • Built in breathing system (BIBS) mask, an oro-nasal mask providing breathing gas in a hyperbaric chamber
  • Dust mask, a flexible pad held over the nose and mouth by elastic or rubber straps to protect against dusts encountered during construction or cleaning activities
  • Full face diving mask, a watertight mask covering the mouth, nose and eyes, allowing the wearer to breathe underwater from a self-contained or surface-supplied breathing gas supply
  • Full face snorkelling mask, a watertight mask with air passages allowing the user to breathe atmospheric air while swimming face-down at the surface of the water
  • Gas mask, a respirator designed to protect the user from toxic gases
  • non-rebreather mask, an oro-nasal mask used in medicine to assist in the delivery of oxygen therapy.
  • Oxygen mask, which covers the mouth and nose of a patient undergoing oxygen therapy as first aid or longer term treatment, or a passenger in an aircraft which has depressurised at altitude
  • Paint mask a flexible pad held over the nose and mouth by elastic or rubber straps to protect against paint mists or vapors
  • Respirator, a device designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors or gases
  • SCBA mask, or BA mask, a full face mask covering the mouth, nose and eyes of a person wearing self contained breathing apparatus
  • Smoke mask, a type of respirator designed for use in smoke.
  • Surgical mask, also known as a procedure mask, is intended to be worn by health professionals during surgery

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