Support and Guidance
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
Intensive care ventilators. A primary option for treatment of COVID-19 patients in the ICU
Intensive care ventilators, normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation which are 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.
Method to reprocess expiratory cassettes for Getinge SERVO in Washer-Disinfectors
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus we have received several questions how to clean and disinfect the Getinge SERVO ventilator expiratory cassettes in a Getinge Washer-Disinfectors (WDs), and what type of accessories to be used.
Servo-u, Servo-n and Servo-air support arms for patient circuits
Support arm 177, normally sold with Servo-i and Servo-s ventilators, has been verified for use with the Servo-u, Servo-n, and Servo-air ventilators. This will resolve the situation with limited supply capacity from one of our suppliers.
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.
Enabling ventilation of Adult patients with the Servo-n 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.
Reuse of respiratory masks during the Corona pandemic
Currently many customers are reaching out for guidance on how to reprocess respiratory masks. Getinge has outlined guidelines based on evidence on how to best reprocess.
Reprocessing information for Servo ventilators for emergency use during COVID-19
In a situation where none of the methods or disinfection agents described in the Cleaning Manual are obtainable, the following information provide guidance when choosing emergency reprocessing methods for short-term usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ventilating ICU patients using anesthesia machines
The possibility to repurpose Flow-i, Flow-c and Flow-e anesthesia machines for use in the ICU as a ventilator only.
Use of Servo ventilators for patients with COVID-19
In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide guidance on appropriate infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the use of Servo ventilators when treating patients with confirmed or suspected infection with COVID-19.
Use of one ventilator for multiple patients simultanously
In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the use of one ventilator for multiple patients simultaneously.
Use of Sokinox and Servino nitric oxide delivery and monitoring System for patients with COVID-19
In regards to IPC for the use of Sokinox and Servino nitric oxide delivery and monitoring system we provide the following guidance
Regarding inquiry of reuse of Servino and Sokinox flow sensor
The flow sensor of the Servino and the Sokinox system are disposable items and should be replaced in-between patients. This is described in the User Manual of the system.
Training material Servo-u
Modes of ventilation – Module 1
Modes of ventilation – Module 2
NAVA Edi Module 1
NAVA Edi Module 2
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