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…
Access the complete CARESCAPE R860 User Reference Manual here.
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Learn about the different ventilation functions by downloading the presentation CARESCAPE R860 Invasive Modes of Ventilation
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.