Information updated: April 29th 2020
This is an AmbuBag device.
This is a low cost, high performance emergency ventilator to help patients with coronavirus, and offers a solution to ventilator shortages worldwide. The design is freely available for manufacturers and health providers around the world to download and build.
The project was started by Imperial medic Dr Jakob Mathiszig-Lee, who was treating COVID-19 patients at the Royal Brompton hospital and watching the tragedy unfold around the world and recognised there would be an urgent, overwhelming need for ventilators worldwide.
THIS DEVICE IS NOT APPROVED FOR CLINICAL USE YET.
Publicly available: Yes
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: Yes
Countries where available: The team is working with UK-based manufacturers RPD and TestWorks, as well as groups in the USA, Australia and South America, to produce assembly-line prototypes in early May, and will seek approval from regulatory bodies, including the UK's MHRA, and the USA's FDA, for use in clinical settings.
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