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===Layman’s terms:===
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*To protect emergency doctors from Covid-19 whilst performing life-saving procedures
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===Medical Uses:===
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*Barrier during Endotracheal Intubation/ tracheostomy (with modification)
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*Transferring of CPAP patients in the hospital to minimise aerosolisation during transfer
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===Unit Cost:===
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*TBC, Originals were £80 raw materials (with a good deal)
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*Estimate £100-130 made
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*Variation due to current demand on plastics and depending and numbers needed (may need to go into manufacture – currently made  by 1 person)
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*Working on non-profit basis. Any excess money raised donated to charity
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===Why we think this is viable:===
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*New England Journal of Medicine – Barrier Enclosure during Endotracheal Intubation
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**https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2007589
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*Similar design being given away gratis by Erebus in Australia to multiple hospitals, in contact with their medical/ design teams
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**https://www.speedcafe.com/2020/04/02/video-dr-carl-demonstrates-new-erebus-medical-developments/
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*Version in photo currently being tested in two Hospitals by anaesthetists local to us with positive responses (Similar design used in Taiwan)
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===Other possible designs===
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*https://www.aerosolshield.com - not affiliated but in the interests of spreading other possible solutions

Latest revision as of 16:15, 7 April 2020

Aerobox.jpg

Layman’s terms:

  • To protect emergency doctors from Covid-19 whilst performing life-saving procedures

Medical Uses:

  • Barrier during Endotracheal Intubation/ tracheostomy (with modification)
  • Transferring of CPAP patients in the hospital to minimise aerosolisation during transfer

Unit Cost:

  • TBC, Originals were £80 raw materials (with a good deal)
  • Estimate £100-130 made
  • Variation due to current demand on plastics and depending and numbers needed (may need to go into manufacture – currently made by 1 person)
  • Working on non-profit basis. Any excess money raised donated to charity

Why we think this is viable:

Other possible designs