It may now be clear that positive pressure ventilation (PPV) is one of the most powerful tools in the emergency department’s arsenal. Ventilation is not only important for reducing property damage after a fire is extinguished, it is even more important for improving the safety of life for both firefighters and fire victims.

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PPV is also very useful for non-fire ventilation work involving hazardous materials and terrorism. In the past, PPV was mainly applied to home and garage fires, but as firefighters became more familiar with the technology and understood its benefits, they began using it to ventilate large structures such as warehouses, tunnels, and high-rise buildings. noticed that PPV could be useful.

Oxygen deprivation, loss of orientation, and heat-induced smoke are important factors contributing to the level of causality, especially in large structures. PPV helps reduce them.