Low-complexity, intend for emergency use.
About Somnics VITAL
Somnics VITAL is a unique, versatile, and designed for acutely ill patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) caused by COVID 19.
The intended patient is generally characterized by needing low to moderate tidal volume at high breathing rate and a wide range of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP). The VITAL ventilator will meet the demands of those who require aggressive ventilatory support in a variety of clinical states, which may include low compliance, high resistance, hypoxia and hypercapnia. The intended patient is unable to maintain adequate/safe oxygen level with a nasal cannula or mask oxygen.
VITAL has been designed by NASA/JPL and received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the FDA for meet the acute needs of COVID-19 patients. It is easy-to-handle, user friendly and cost effective for medical professionals.
‧Built-in air/oxygen blender
‧Plateau (pause) pressure on demand
‧Interfaces with stand patient circuits
‧Low/nominal tidal volume
‧Supports high PEEP
‧B/V filter on exhalation are disposable.
‧Minimal part count