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Mapleson C

Created: 27/4/2004
Updated: 6/12/2017
Mapleson C circuit

Figure 1: The Mapleson C system

This circuit is also known as the Water's circuit without an absorber. It is similar in construction to the Mapleson B, but the main tubing is shorter. A fresh gas flow equal to twice the minute ventilation is required to prevent rebreathing. CO2 builds up slowly with this circuit.
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