510(k) for Mallinckrodt's ventilator system:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Mallinckrodt's respiratory group Nellcor Puritan Bennett has received US clearance for its 840 ventilator system. The lightweight, compact system is designed for breath delivery to critically ill infant, paediatric and adult patients. It consists of touch screen monitors which allows the clinician to set up and preview proposed ventilator and alarm limit settings before applying to the patient, and a backup power source which provides 30 minutes of back-up power.
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