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ICU Management

Born Too Early With A 50/50 Chance Of Survival - Now She Helps Save Other Premature Babies

2020 06 Oct

When Sabina Checketts holds her hand a certain way, the tiny scar on the back of it looks like a rocket ship. Checketts got the scar during the first few days of her life, during a tenuous struggle for survival, after she was born at 28 weeks—12 weeks prematurely. Her rocket ship scar, and a few other small ones, are marks left by lines inserted into... Read more

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The Ventilation Technology From Getinge That Is Groundbreaking Both For Premature Babies And Adults

2020 30 Sep

Born 12 weeks too early with a 50/50 chance at survival, Sabina Checketts has grown up to become a neonatal doctor herself, using new therapies and sophisticated technology to improve outcomes for premature babies. One such technique called NAVA, invented by Getinge, utilizes sensors to help babies on ventilators breathe more easily and naturally—and... Read more

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NAVIATOR Trial: NAVA Shortens Time Of Mechanical Ventilation By Almost 35% For Adult ICU Patients

2020 30 Sep

The clinical effectiveness of Getinge’s patented Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA), which uses the patient’s own respiratory drive to control ventilator assistance, is supported in the NAVIATOR trial. According to the NAVIATOR trial, NAVA significantly increased the number of ventilator-free days and shortened the time of mechanical ventilation... Read more