VENTILATOR START-UP PROTOCOL
Learn how to quickly set up your CARESCAPE R860 ventilator when you download the quick reference guide and follow instructions to:
- perform patient set-up
- run a system check
- start patient ventilation
- and more…
Watch tutorial videos on how to operate the CARESCAPE R860 ventilator here.
Download the Ventilator Training Alliance App to watch these videos on your smart device.
Access the complete CARESCAPE R860 User Reference Manual here.
Want more training? Download these instructions to gain FREE access to our library of CARESCAPE R860 training modules.
Refer to this CARESCAPE R860 ventilator troubleshooting guide to help manage events.
Download the presentation “Invasive Modes of Ventilation” to learn what respiratory controls are available on the CARESCAPE R860 ventilator.
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SERVICE TOOLS TO SUPPORT VENTILATOR UPTIME DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS
Complimentary access is available for CARESCAPE R860 and Engstrom™ ventilator technical reference manuals and PC service applications during the COVID-19 crisis. GE Healthcare will make performance support videos accessible during this COVID-19 emergency at no cost.
IMPORTANT: These service tools and documentation were previously issued only in conjunction with our 4-day, in-person ventilator training. During the COVID-19 crisis, the training requirement is waived to help avoid any potential delay in ventilator operation. Procedures described in these resources should only be performed by trained service professionals who have knowledge and experience with ventilators and who have read and comply with the instructions therein.
Protect yourself and your patients by using procedures and practices that help prevent the spread of infectious agents. Add to your arsenal of best practices for containing cross-contamination when you read these CARESCAPE R860 ventilator resources.
For more recommended cleaning procedures visit cleaning.gehealthcare.com
Download GE Healthcare Clinical Accessories guide to help support infection prevention and control.
TOOLS FOR PROTOCOLIZED WEANING
Help your patients reduce their length of stay by assessing their ability to wean off mechanical ventilation.1,2 Confidently perform a spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) on the CARESCAPE R860 ventilator using the programmable SBT mode. Quickly customize settings for each case, so you can determine their ability to breathe on their own.
Set up your CARESCAPE R860 ventilator for patient weaning when you Download the quick reference guide on SBT Mode and Weaning Tools.
Stay informed by downloading the American Thoracic Society weaning guidelines here.
Watch the video "Weaning from mechanical ventilation in the ICU" to learn about using the SBT mode on the CARESCAPE R860 ventilator.
Learn the basics on how to conduct spontaneous breathing trials on the CARESCAPE R860 Ventilator. Download the "Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation using SBT" presentation.
- Hess DR, Kacmarek RM. Ventilator Liberation. In: Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation. Fourth Edition. McGraw-Hill Education; 2019:167-175.
- Haas CF, Loik PS. Ventilator Discontinuation Protocols. Respiratory Care. 2012;57(10):1649.
Listen to experts discuss a variety of urgent topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The insights and best practices that these experts share are intended to help you manage patients suffering from the coronavirus and include observations from clinical cases. Return here for future recorded webinars that you can watch at your convenience - anytime, anywhere.
WEBINAR: COVID-19 Global Disease Dynamics and Hands-on Treatment Best Practices
Presented by Professor Luciano Gattinoni
Learn about differences between ARDS and COVID-19 patients with recommendations and criteria for ventilation. A live Q&A session is included.
Download Dr. Gattinoni’s slide presentation.
L. Gattinoni, et. al., COVID-19 pneumonia: different respiratory treatment for different phenotypes?
Intensive Care Medicine. 2020 April 14, 1-4 doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-06033-2
COVID-19: Important information for clinicians considering use of anesthesia machines for patient ventilation
This is in accordance with the U.S. FDA guidance published March 2020, stating they do not object to the use of anesthesia machines for patients requiring ventilation.
IMPORTANT: This document contains off-label information. This information is only being provided for consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic. Regulatory authorities (e.g. U.S. FDA, Health Canada, TGA, EU Competent Authorities) have not cleared or approved these anesthesia devices as safe and effective for use as ICU ventilators. The use of these devices as ICU ventilators has not been verified or validated. Use of the devices in this manner is at the sole discretion and responsibility of the clinician or device owner and is done at his/her own (liability) risk.
Find this document and more by visiting Anesthesia Delivery Systems User Resources.
VENTILATOR SUPPLIES AND ACCESSORIES
Assure a high-level of respiratory support for your patients by using official CARESCAPE R860 ventilator accessories. Use these resources to become familiar with options available for GE Healthcare ventilator supplies.CARESCAPE R860 Ventilator Clinical Accessories Guide
See available Water Traps for Gas Monitoring Modules that are compatible with your CARESCAPE R860 ventilator.
Find all ventilator accessories and supplies by visiting the GE Healthcare Service Shop.
ENGSTROM AND iVent VENTILATOR TRAINING RESOURCES
Find instructions on how to operate two of our popular, older legacy ventilators. Use these resources to help you run these ventilators if they are in your fleet of available ventilators to use during the COVID-19 crisis.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY RESOURCES
Stay in contact with industry experts and your peers when you visit these professional society web sites. Learn more about their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
pNeuton® Emergency Ventilator Model A-E
This ventilator has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.
This ventilator has been authorized by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). The ventilator is authorized only for the duration of the U.S. declared health emergency. The resources below will help you operate this emergency ventilator during the COVID-19 crisis.
For Technical Support, call GE Healthcare at (800) 345-2700.
pNeuton Model A-E Setup Quick Reference Card
pNeuton Model A-E User Reference Manual
pNeuton Model A-E Self-guided Tour Presentation
pNeuton Model A-E Specifications
pNeuton Emergency Use Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers
pNeuton Emergency Use Fact Sheet for Patients
Order the pNeuton patient circuit accessory here.
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