Ventilators and Respirators

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jameson
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Ventilators and Respirators

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Well, this is a whole new can or worms.
Many people will have seen that the 3D Printing community has thrown it's brains and brawn to the task of addressing shortages of very critical equipment. One of the most pressing demands are ventilators and respirators.
These come in different types and there is a whole lot to the techniques used in medicine for patients needing assisted respiration.

There is a link to a video, from a resource called MedCram.com, that starts explaining what the parameters of assisted respiration are.
Here is a different video going into greater detail of the design of a respirator and why it is important to take in consideration some crucial citeria that will avoid doing more ham than good.

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Re: Ventilators and Respirators

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Another link to an open source ventilator:

MTU Open Source Hardware Enterprise will be documenting, building and testing open source ventilators. If you want to help please do.

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