Up to date, expert answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about oxygen supply systems, respiratory care and pulse oximetry written by OCC & collaborators.
Invasive mechanical ventilation
Can a transport ventilator be used to care for critically ill (COVID19) patients for the full duration of their ICU stay?
Many transport ventilators are specifically designed to care for critically ill patients and designed to do so for consecutive weeks or more.
See WHO Technical Specifications for Ventilators for care of severe COVID-19 patients