An item designed for administration of gas anesthesia to patients during surgery. It consists of a mobile or portable assemblage containing a stand to accommodate gas cylinder(s), a control head, a rebreathing bag, and flowmeter(s). It may include a handle, carbon dioxide absorber, pressure gage(s), and carrying case. For accessory components and replacement parts see REBREATHING BAG, GAS ANESTHESIA APPARATUS; TUBE ASSEMBLY, GAS ANESTHESIA APPARATUS; and TUBE, INHALER.
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