Multipurpose ventilator from Drager:
This article was originally published in Clinica
MicroVent is a compact ventilator from Drager (Germany) which is intended primarily for recovery areas and emergency departments. It provides ventilation therapy from controlled ventilation to weaning with spontaneous breathing. Featuring a flow sensor near the patient's airway, MicroVent responds to the patient's breathing. The ventilator operates on batteries for two hours.