Search Tag: Ventilators

ICU Management

2023 13 Oct

Mechanical power is an easy bedside tool to guide lung protective ventilation, as it is an index of the energy load applied to the lung during mechanical ventilation and expresses in one formula all the main determinants of ventilator-induced lung injury. Although a threshold value has not already been defined, a mechanical power greater than 17...Read more

ICU Management

2020 27 May

There is no specific treatment for COVID-19 patients. For those who develop respiratory failure and are unable to oxygenate with non-invasive methods, critical care doctors are providing supportive therapy. Since the pandemic started, mechanical ventilation has routinely been employed to oxygenate seriously ill COVID-19 patients. Each hospital has...Read more

IT Management

2019 10 Sep

Disaster mitigation, response and recovery should form part of an organisation's governance process. For health systems and hospitals, in particular, they have to be always prepared for power outages and other disruptive events caused by severe storms and other natural disasters.   You might also like: Earthquakes and Climate Change - Hospitals...Read more

ICU Management

2016 24 Aug

Market-leading ventilators are compared in a recently published article in Critical Care . The evaluation, by Plinio P. Morita and colleagues from the Techna Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada, used a methodology that focuses on use safety and user experience. The study evaluated four ventilators, from Hamilton, Puritan Bennett,...Read more

ICU Management

2016 23 May

Fully-featured ICU ventilation for military patient transports under the world’s toughest conditions Specially modified for military compliance to meet the highest demands in the most challenging environments worldwide, Hamilton Medical’s transport ventilator is now available for use by armed forces to safely accompany critical care patients in...Read more

ICU Management

2016 10 Feb

With a variety of unique features, the new HAMILTON‐C3S offers high‐end ventilation therapy for all patient groups – from neonates to adults.  The unique HAMILTON‐C3S is a transportable high‐end ventilator that provides cutting‐edge technology to protect your patient’s lungs and improve the ventilation quality. Thanks to its compact design and the independence...Read more

ICU Management

2016 19 Jan

Nigerian doctor, Dayo Olakulehin , has invented a cheap, portable, easily deployable, easy to use and rechargeable battery-powered ventilator, according to a report in Nigerian newspaper The Guardian . The D-Box, just launched in Lagos, costs around 100 times less than a conventional ventilator at an introductory price of US$300. Conventional ventilators...Read more