COVID-19 Ventilators & the Systems Used to Administer the Oxygen
With the significant uptick in ventilator use, typical medical oxygen and compressed air systems are being taxed in ways our healthcare facilities have never experienced. And, worst case, if these systems are not properly managed (and modified in some cases) this critical, “invisible” treatment could be jeopardized.
Healthcare Facilities Management Guidance During COVID-19 [Download]
The solutions must be appropriate to the context (hospital, convention center conversion, or tent) and the resources (time, staff, equipment) available. Thus, we have tried to tier the recommendations in a “must do” (1), or “better to do” (2) kind of taxonomy.