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Optimal Respiratory Support for COVID-19 Patients

2022 01 Feb

Non-invasive respiratory support is an essential part of critical care. Non-invasive ventilation and high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) are commonly used in patients with acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure.   Non-invasive respiratory support can alleviate respiratory distress, improve oxygenation and reduce the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.... Read more

Oxygen: Too Much is Bad

2021 24 Jun

Supplemental oxygen administration is a routine treatment administered to a wide majority of critically ill patients. Nevertheless, evidence suggest that exposure to hyperoxia is associated with impaired outcomes. We discuss here the benefits and harms of supplemental oxygen administration in the intensive care unit. Introduction In the intensive... Read more

HAMILTON-C1: Minimum Size for Maximum Performance

2016 11 Oct

Requiring only a minimum of space, the HAMILTON-C1 mechanical ventilator combines maximum mobility with invasive and noninvasive modes, as well as high flow oxygen therapy.  The integrated high-performance turbine enables the HAMILTON-C1 to be completely independent of compressed air. This makes it an ideal companion for all patient groups... Read more