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COVID-19 Resource Center

Healthcare professionals can find help and guidance on how to benefit from our offerings to treat your patients, as well as other practical information and advice.

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Getinge COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

Right now, we at Getinge are doing our utmost to support the courageous clinicians around the world in their fight against the global pandemic, COVID-19.

Here, you will find help and guidance on how to get the most from our offerings in treating your patients, as well as other practical information and advice.

Ventilator Training Alliance

Centralized ventilator training repository

The Ventilator Training Alliance app connects you with ventilator training resources of several of the world’s ventilator manufacturers, including instructional how-to videos, manuals, troubleshooting guides, and other ventilator-operation expertise critical to treating patients suffering from COVID-19-related respiratory distress.

To download the Ventilator Training Alliance knowledge hub application, visit the Apple App Store or Google Play store, or access the hub from any Web browser.

 

Visit the knowledge hub via web browser

Support and Guidance

To help you ensure the best treatments in combating COVID-19, we are compiling information on how to utilize our products and solutions in the most effective manner. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, please check back here for newly posted documents, guides and materials.

Ventilation

Intensive care ventilators. A primary option for treatment of COVID-19 patients in the ICU

Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators supports lung-protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the primary option during the monitoring and treatment of COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

This whitepaper outlines the functions of ICU ventilators as primary COVID-19 patient monitoring and support as compared to transport/emergency ventilators and non-invasive (NIV) ventilation.

Download the whitepaper

Use of out-of-service ventilator systems

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the use of our older out-of-service ventilator systems:

Servo-u Compass

Use of longer panel cables for Servo ventilators

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the use of a longer panel cable between the patient unit and the Servo ventilators graphical user interface.

Use of one ventilator for multiple patients simultaneously

In recognition of the rapidly changing circumstances around the treatment of COVID-19 patients, Getinge provides the following statement regarding the use of one ventilator for multiple patients simultaneously.

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Servo u/n Cleaning Presentation

Cleaning guidelines for the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators. Slide deck with illustrations in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Servo-u Compass

Utilisation de câbles plus longs entre l’interface utilisateur et l’unité pneumatique des ventilateurs Servo

Compte tenu de la situation actuelle vis-à-vis de l’infection à Coronavirus Covid-19, nous souhaitons vous communiquer notre position vis-à-vis de l’utilisation d’un câble plus long entre l’unité pneumatique et l’interface utilisateur des ventilateurs Servo:

Utilisation de ventilateurs qui ne sont plus maintenus

Compte tenu de la situation actuelle vis-à-vis de l’infection à Coronavirus Covid-19, nous souhaitons vous communiquer notre position vis-à-vis de l’utilisation de ventilateurs qui ne sont plus maintenus :

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Enabling ventilation of adults with the Servo-n neonatal / pediatric ventilator

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the potential use of the Servo-n neonatal/pediatric ventilator for ventilation of Adult patients.

Extracorporeal Life Support

Use of Getinge oxygenators and cardiopulmonary products in COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 patients

Due to the current situation with person-to-person spread of coronavirus (COVID-19/ SARS-CoV-2) we have received frequent inquiries about the usage of our oxygenators and cardiopulmonary products with COVID-19 patients. The following Q&A provides an overview about the current situation.

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Cardiosave Hybrid

IPC measures for the use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

In view of the situation with the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we hereby want to provide guidance on appropriate infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) when treating patients with a confirmed or suspected infection.

Other Support Materials

Tec-Quat 128 Customer Letter

Tec-Quat 128 can be used against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) when used in accordance with the directions for use against Norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces.

Please download our customer letter for more details and recommended dosage.

Reuse of Respirator Masks During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

We recognise that during a public health emergency there may be limited available options for healthcare providers facing high risk to patient wellbeing due to limited supply.

The guidelines enclosed in this document are intended to support hospitals in making their decision regarding mask sterilization and reuse.

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Improve your knowledge of mechanical ventilation

Servo is a family of easy to use critical care ventilators with tools to help you reduce complications and wean earlier during invasive and non-invasive ventilation.

Visit Getinge Academy to access our online training for Servo ventilators, from basic startup to in-depth learning modules.

 

Visit Getinge Academy

Getinge News on Covid-19

As the situation evolves, we are committed to keeping you updated on COVID-19, and the measures we are undertaking to support clinicians around the world.

Getinge ventilator production Solna, Sweden

On a mission to build ventilators that save lives

Meet Getinge’s operator whose mission it is to build ventilators that provide life support for critically ill patients, every single day.

Servo ventilator production in Solna, Sweden

Getinge increases production capacity of ventilators

Getinge increases production capacity of ventilators by 60% to support the needs of global Intensive Care Units.

Production for DPTE-BetaBag® at Getinge

Vendôme: Getinge La Calhène, at the heart of the fight against the Covid-19

With its 254 employees, Getinge La Calhène, a subcontractor to the pharmaceutical industry, is booming. Yesterday, 141 people were working at the site.

Treatment options and solutions

For more in-depth information, we have gathered findings on applicable therapies, treatments, and offerings which may be helpful when treating patients with COVID-19.

Mechanical Ventilation

Easy to use critical care ventilators with tools to help you reduce complications and wean earlier during invasive and non-invasive ventilation; from ICU to intermediate care; and for all patient categories.

Read more about Mechanical Ventilation

Ventilatory Support

Keep your patients safe and comfortable with tools that encourage patient-ventilator synchrony, minimizing the need for sedation, reducing complications and promoting early weaning.

Read more about Ventilatory Support

Advanced Monitoring

Practice-oriented monitoring systems and disposables that are used for diagnosis and treatment of the critically ill patient.

Read more about Advanced Monitoring

Extracorporeal Life Support

Our product portfolio for extracorporeal life support (ECLS) includes Cardiohelp, the world's smallest portable heart-lung support system.

Read more about Extracorporeal Life Support

Life Science

Discover our products and solutions within biopharmaceutical production, biomedical research, medical device manufacturing, and laboratory applications.

Read more about Life Science

External resources

A collection of valuable resources available on line, to guide and help you.

General Public Health Resources

WHO (global)

CDC (U.S.A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

ECDC - European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Studies / Clinical Materials

Study: Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China

The New England Journal of Medicine

The Lancet

The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2

 

Trainings offered by external organizations

Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM)
“Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians”

Contact

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