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Oxylator® Product Series
Overview
Oxylator® EM-100
Introduction
Brochure (PDF)
Operating Manual (PDF)
Algorithms and Charts
Components



Disassembly for Cleaning



Comparison of Features among Ventilation Devices


How to Use Effectively
Photographs
Publications


Patents, Approvals, and Clearances
Case Studies



St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland (PDF)



Hospital Princeps d'Espanya Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain



Royal Victoria Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada



Montérégie's EMS System, Longueil, QC, Canada



NTV a Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Anesthesi- medewerkers, Netherlands



Helicopter Emergency Medical Services, University Hospital Rotterdam, Netherlands



University of Massachussetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, U.S.A.



Emergency Scientific Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia


CPR Medical Devices Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada
Testimonials


Carter County Emergency & Rescue Squad, Inc., Elizabethton, TN, U.S.A.


University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, U.S.A.


U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Dublin, GA, U.S.A.


Croft Rescue Squad, Spartanburg, SC, U.S.A.


Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, NC, U.S.A.


Dunn Rescue Squad, Inc., Dunn, NC, U.S.A.

Jefferson County EMS, Dandridge, TN, U.S.A.
Oxylator® FR-300
Introduction
Brochure (PDF)
Operating Manual (PDF)
Usage Guide
Photographs
Publications


Patents, Approvals, and Clearances
Case Studies


St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, NL (PDF)

University of Massachussetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, U.S.A. (PDF)
Oxylator® EMX
Introduction
Brochure (PDF)
Operating Manual (PDF)
Usage Guide
Photographs
Publications

Patents, Approvals, and Clearances
Oxylator® HD
Introduction
Brochure (PDF)
Operating Manual (PDF)
Photographs
Publications
Case Studies


St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada (PDF)

Patents, Approvals, and Clearances
Distributors
Demonstration Videos
Brochures
Oxylator® EM-100 (PDF)
Oxylator® FR-300 (PDF)
Oxylator® EMX (PDF)
Oxylator® HD (PDF)
Operating Manuals
Oxylator® EM-100 (PDF)
Oxylator® FR-300 (PDF)
Oxylator® EMX (PDF)
Oxylator® HD (PDF)
Usage Guides
Oxylator® FR-300 (PDF)
Oxylator® EMX (PDF)
Publications
Oxylator® EM-100
Oxylator® FR-300
Oxylator® EMX
Oxylator® HD
Case Studies
Oxylator® EM-100


St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland (PDF)


Hospital Princeps d'Espanya Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain


Royal Victoria Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada


Montérégie's EMS System, Longueil, QC, Canada


NTV a Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Anesthesi- medewerkers, Netherlands


Helicopter Emergency Medical Services, University Hospital Rotterdam, Netherlands


University of Massachussetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, U.S.A.


Emergency Scientific Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia

CPR Medical Devices, Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada
Oxylator® FR-300


St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, NL (PDF)

University of Massachussetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, U.S.A. (PDF)
Oxylator® HD
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada (PDF)
Testimonials
Oxylator® EM-100

Carter County Emergency & Rescue Squad, Inc., Elizabethton, TN, U.S.A.

University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA, U.S.A.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Dublin, GA, U.S.A.

Croft Rescue Squad, Spartanburg, SC, U.S.A.

Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, NC, U.S.A.

Dunn Rescue Squad, Inc., Dunn, NC, U.S.A.
Jefferson County EMS, Dandridge, TN, U.S.A.
Distributors
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Helicopter Emergency Medical Services, University Hospital Rotterdam, Netherlands
REA 2000, Ostschweizer Bildungsaustellung, St. Gallen, Switzerland
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Features
Oxylator® outperforms bag-valve, in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology Oxylators® reviewed in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services
Oxylator® bests bag-valve in peer-review studies Oxylators® reviewed in JEMS magazine
Comparison of Features Among Ventilation Devices

  Device
Features Bag Valve Devices Demand Valve Oxylator
FR-300
Oxylator
EM-100
Time Cycled Devices
Size (cubic inches) 300 +/- 20 +/- 12 +/- 16 +/- 45 50 +/-
Construction Bag + O2 reservoir Hand unit Hand unit Hand unit Hand units & modules
Weight, device only without hose < 1.0 lb < 0.5 lb < 0.4 lb < 0.5 lb < 8.0 lb
Mask, ET tube compatible? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows two hands on mask? No Yes Yes Yes Some (1)
Does device
incorporate filter?
Some No Yes Yes No
Can device be
cold sterilized?
Reusable type only Yes Yes Yes No
Visual indicator for proper cycling? No No Yes Yes Some
Maximum airway pressure indication? No, optional gauge No Yes (3) Yes (3) Some (2)
Exhalation possible at maximum pressure? N/A Some, @ 60 cmH2O Yes (4) 20 cmH2O Yes (4) 25-50 cmH2O No (4)
Flow rate Manually generated 35-45 L/min preset 30 L/min, preset 35-40 L/min, preset 16-44 L/min
I:E ratio Manually controlled Manually controlled 1:1-1:2 in automode 1:1-1:2 in automode Preset & Variable
Power source Manual, O2 gas O2 gas O2 gas O2 gas O2 gas & Battery
Gas consumption High None None None Some
Source pressure (or flow) requirement Flow @ 15 L/min 50 psi 40-80 psi 40-80 psi 40-150 psi
# hoses required from source to patient 1 1 1 1 1&2

(1) Possible with larger hands only
(2) Audible indication only
(3) Audible and visual indication combined
(4) ISO standards state that ". . . when the pressure becomes slightly positive, it indicates that the patient should be allowed to exhale . . ."

The information and data represented are for comparison purposes only. They have been compiled from sales materials and distributors' catalogues as available on December 31, 2000. Please advise us of any changes and/or updates. This comparison data has been prepared purely for a better understanding of the various functional features of different ventilation devices marketed for pre-hospital and in-hospital use.


  Device
Features Bag Valve Devices Demand Valve Oxylator
FR-300
Oxylator
EM-100
Time Cycled Devices
Allows spont. breath if source gas fails? Yes Some Yes Yes Some
FiO2 to non-breathing patient 0-0.8 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 and variable type
Toxic atmosphere
valve available?
Not standard Not standard Not standard Not standard Not standard
FiO2 to breathing patient, assist mode @ source flowrate 1.0 30 L @ 1.0 + air 40 L @ 1.0 + air 1.0
Inhalator function (air/oxygen mix) No No Yes Yes No
Demand flow of O2, inhalator, FiO2 @ source flowrate 1.0 15 L @ 1.0 + air 15 L @ 1.0 + air 1.0
Manually-triggered inspiratory cycle? Yes Yes Yes Yes Some
Continuous, auto
cycling capability?
No No Yes Yes Yes
PEEP capability in manual mode? No PEEP valve required No Yes
(2-4 cmH2O)
Yes
(2-4 cmH2O)
Some
PEEP value during
auto cycling
N/A N/A (2-4 cmH2O) (2-4 cmH2O) (0)
Auto breath syncronization during CPR? No No Yes Yes Some
Device patient responsive — Vol
and Pr?
No No Yes Yes No
Assist breath on spontaneous breathing No No Yes Yes Some, others terminate
Minute volume
delivered to patient
Varies with operator Varies with operator 10-12 L in automode 12-16 L in automode 2-13 L in automode

The information and data represented are for comparison purposes only. They have been compiled from sales materials and distributors' catalogues as available on December 31, 2000. Please advise us of any changes and/or updates. This comparison data has been prepared purely for a better understanding of the various functional features of different ventilation devices marketed for pre-hospital and in-hospital use.


  Device
Features Bag Valve Devices Demand Valve Oxylator
FR-300
Oxylator
EM-100
Time Cycled Devices
Tidal volume control Varies with operator Operator judgement Operator judgement Operator judgement 0.2-1.1 L
Inspiratory termination Operator limitation Operator judgement Max airway pressure Max airway pressure Time
Expiratory initiation Operator judgement Operator judgement Max airway pressure Max airway pressure Time
Expiratory termination Operator judgement Operator judgement Expiratory flow Expiratory flow Time
Inspiratory initiation, manual mode Operator Operator Operator Operator Operator
Inspiratory initiation, automode Not available Not available Expiratory flow Expiratory flow Time
Device provides closed circuit/airway No No Yes Yes No
Device allows max. airway Pr selection? No No, preset @ 60 cmH2O Yes,
20 cmH2O
Yes,
25-50 cmH2O
No, preset @ 60 cmH2O
Device indicates airway obstruction? No No Yes Yes No
Will device ensure complete exhalation? No No Yes, in auto mode Yes, in auto mode No
Risk of barotrauma High High Very low Very low Medium
Risk of gastric insuflation High Medium Very low Very low Low
Risk of stacked
breaths
High High Very low,
nil in auto
Very low,
nil in auto
Medium
Inlet fitting, std N/A DISS DISS DISS DISS
Warranty ? ? 5 yr 5 yr ?

The information and data represented are for comparison purposes only. They have been compiled from sales materials and distributors' catalogues as available on December 31, 2000. Please advise us of any changes and/or updates. This comparison data has been prepared purely for a better understanding of the various functional features of different ventilation devices marketed for pre-hospital and in-hospital use.
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