When lives are hanging in the balance, it’s imperative to know how to use a test lung for ventilator testing and calibration. Our lung simulators help to do that.
Because of its significance, we’ve outlined the testing applications of lung simulators, their benefits of use, and more:
Why Do I Need To Test and Calibrate Ventilators?
Did you know that testing using Lung Simulators helps troubleshoot problems and verify proper operation of devices before they’re used on patients?
No matter what, all ventilators must be tested and calibrated before they can be used on a patient. This is to avoid adverse side effects.
Additionally, you must re-test and re-calibrate ventilators periodically to ensure they’re performing to established standards and manufacturer specifications.
Testing ventilators also helps medical staff understand what to expect from the ventilators and how each mode, in particular, will perform under real-world conditions.
The Uses and Testing Applications of Our Lung Simulator
There are many uses and testing applications of the Michigan Instruments’ Lung Simulator, such as the:
- Design, test and improve Respiratory Care products
- Confirm the performance of products prior to delivery to customers
- Troubleshoot performance problems, applying realistic “loads” on the products
- Periodic verification of ventilator performance
- Train your Engineering, Tech Support, Marketing, and Sales personnel on use of your products
- Demonstrate products to customers and prospects
Lung Simulators Offer Vast Benefits
There are many benefits to our lung simulators. First, they provide real-time feedback, with built-in volume scales and pressure gauges on all units. Multiple ports provide access for additional monitoring, sampling, or introduction of gas or other agents during testing.
Additionally, our simulators with the PneuView software allow you to view, record, and replay the data from the simulators.
Our lung simulators are available in adult and infant versions, in single and dual-lung models. Their design helps simulate a wide range of patients and lung conditions. Medical manufacturers and others count on the accuracy, versatility and durability of these devices day in and day out.