[ExI] Respirators and ventilators
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Tue Mar 17 12:40:48 UTC 2020
This may be of interest:
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 1:40 AM Henrik Ohrstrom via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> The answer to how complex is , not very. You can build them with a
> brushless modern electric motor pressure control and some level of control
> over oxygen levels. An Arduino build basically.
> Den tis 17 mars 2020 06:30Henrik Ohrstrom <henrik.ohrstrom at gmail.com>
>> This just begins to describe the great epidemic in Denmark and to some
>> extent Sweden. The Danes invented the modern positiv pressure ventilation
>> blood gas analysis and some real improvement in tracheostomy during a very
>> short timeframe. Bjorn Ibsen is a real hero and the production of several
>> hundred newly invented respirators during those months is also heroic.
>> There is much more on this subject, included a period before the
>> ventilators was built when the basically drafted anyone to sit and hand
>> ventilate patients with ambu bags.
>> No ce or FDA approval there. .
>> Den tis 17 mars 2020 03:11Mike Dougherty via extropy-chat <
>> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> skrev:
>>> soon follow. Another order for ventilators would have not helped a bit.
>>> How complex are these machines?
>>> Can the parts be 3d printed and assembled? We have a lot of people
>>> doing not much but watching tv, surely there could be a crowdsource option
>>> if anyone could organize and execute a plan.
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