Specifications

Clinical and Performance Specifications

      1. AC Powered Mechanical Ventilation 
      2. Operational Modes:
        1. Must: PC-CMV, AC-PC, PSV, CPAP
        2. Should: PC-SIMV, VC-SIMV (& VC-CMV), AC-VC
        3. Could: BPAP
      3. Tidal volume (TV) 
        1. Must: Three Discrete settings 300 ml, 400 ml, 500 ml
        2. Should: Range 250-750 ml, discrete 50 ml interval settings in above range
        3. Could: Continuous (5 ml intervals) setting in above range, based on weight formula 
      4. Respiratory rate (RR) Range 10 – 30 bpm, increments of 2 bpm
      5. I:E ratio
        1. Must: 1:2
        2. Should: 1:1 and 1:3 
        3. Could: 4:1 to 1:4
      6. PEEP valve setting: 5 – 15 cm H2O, with minimum 5 cm
      7. Air Supply:
        1. Must: Air and Oxygen compressed line inlets
        2. Should:  Air and Oxygen cylinders with regulators
        3. Could: Compressor system or In-built Turbine
      8. FiO2: Oxygen blending
        1. Must: Discrete 50% and 100% settings
        2. Should: Discrete 30% to 100% with 10% intervals
        3. Could: Continuous (2% intervals)  variation between 20% to 100%
      9. Fail-Safe / Over-Pressure Valve opens at 40cm of H2O.
      10. Plateau Pressure: Adapt to achieve volume, limit to 35 cm H2O
      11. Peak Pressure: < 2 cm H20 + Plateau
      12. Must have Battery / Power back-up
      13. Could have Anti-asphyxia valve opens at -3 ± 1 cm H2O 
      14. Connections:
        1. Gas connector: Non Interchangeable, as per standard
        2. Schraeder BS 5682 to cylinder
        3. Limb Connectors interface ISO 22 mm (OD) conical
      15. Alarms:
        1. Electricity failure 
        2. Gas supply failure
        3. Machine Switch off in Mandatory Ventilation Mode
        4. Inspiratory airway pressure exceeded
        5. Expiratory airway pressure exceeded
        6. Tidal Volume not achieved or exceeded
      16. Display:
        1. Set: TV, Frequency, PEEP, FiO2, Ventilation Mode
        2. Achieved: TV, frequency, PEEP, FiO2, Plateau Pressure
        3. Pressure Support: Confirmation if each breath, alarm if it is below a rate threshold
        4. Actual Graph of last few breath cycles (Flow, Pressure Vs Time)
        5. Could: CO2 monitor
      17. Mechanical and Electrical:
        1. Ventilator Weight : Less than 10 kg
        2. Dimensions: Less than 24″ x 24 ” x 36″
        3. Mounting:
          1. Must: Trolley Mountable
          2. Could:  Backpack Mountable
        4. Power:
          1. Must: 220 VAC 50 Hz
          2. Could: 100 VAC 60 Hz
      18. Accuracy:
        1. Volume: +/- (5ml + 10% of reading)
        2. Pressure: +/- (2 cm H2O + 10%)
        3. Respiratory: Rate +/- 2 bpm
        4. I/E Ratio : Greater of Insp./Exh. time ±100 ms or I:E ratio ±10%
        5. Oxygen concentrations will be ± 5 % of the set value.
        6. Disconnect alarm will sound within 3 seconds of disconnection