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How Simulation Improves Ventilator Management

Mechanical Ventilation is a common lifesaving and life-sustaining intervention in the emergency, surgery, and critical care environments. However, changes in ventilator technology, professional standards of care, and the appearance of new…
Trends in Mechanical Ventilation

Trends in Mechanical Ventilation

While mechanical ventilation dates back to the late 18th century, it is only within the last century that it has become widely introduced into routine clinical practice. Since then, mechanical ventilation has become exponentially more sophisticated,…
7 Reasons Your EMS Units Need a Life-Stat, Stat!

7 Reasons EMS Units Need a Life-Stat, Stat!

Michigan Instruments is a proven partner of hospitals and EMS Units around the globe, helping them provide patients with the best chance of survival through Automated CPR. Our Life-Stat mechanical CPR device provides EMS Units with a device…
All Ventilators are NOT Created Equal

In the News: All Ventilators are NOT created equal….

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In these recent months of the COVID-19 crisis, many companies and institutions have taken on ventilator design and manufacturing for the first time. With our long history of involvement with researchers and ventilator manufacturers, Michigan…
Michigan Instruments delivers unprecedented number of lung simulators to aid in ventilator research and development amid shortage

In the News: Michigan Instruments delivers unprecedented number of lung simulators to aid in ventilator research and development amid shortage

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Michigan Instruments, a leading manufacturer in Lung Simulation, has delivered an unprecedented number of lung simulators to organizations around the world to help in respiratory technology research and critical ventilator development and…
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In the News: Student team eyes next steps for ventilator designed in a bedroom lab

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Cornell ECE Ph.D. student Landon Ivy assembled a team to work on a new project: produce a safe, simple and reliable ICU mechanical ventilator. Landon Ivy started his Ph.D. work with Professor Amit Lal’s SonicMEMS Lab, developing…
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In the News: OperationAir Managed to Create A Functional Prototype: The AIRone!

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Our first functional prototype is a fact: the AIRone. Last week the AIRone has been a subject to various tests. Using a mechanical phantom of the lungs we were able to do the functional tests that determine if the prototype meets our requirements.…

Researchers Develop Low-cost, Easy-to-use Emergency Ventilator for COVID-19 Patients

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A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego has developed a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients that is built around a ventilator bag usually found in ambulances.  The team…

Ventilator Testing and Calibration with Michigan Instruments Lung Simulator

When it comes to evaluating ventilator performance, a lung simulator is an invaluable resource. The testing of a ventilator should take place before it’s ever used on patients in a clinical environment. Periodic testing is also needed…

In the News: NASA Designed Its Own Ventilator Prototype in Just 37 Days

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Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, have come up with a design for a high-pressure ventilator that can mechanically breathe for patients with the most severe cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus)—and…