Smiths Medical is a company that provides medical equipment, ventilators, and other medical products. The company was founded in 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, and is a sub-organization of Smiths Group.
The company offers products for airway management, drainage systems, infusion, interventional imaging, pain management, patient monitoring, respiratory, temperature management, tracheotomy, and ventilation. They work with brands such as BCI, CADD, Deltec, Graseby, Jelco, Level 1, Medex, Medfusion, Pneupac, Portex, and Surgivet.
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Smiths Medical has began scaling up production of medical equipment in the United Kingdom. Some of the equipment they produce for airway management include endobronchial tubes, endotracheal tubes, intubation accessories, laryngoscopes, tracheostomy tubes, and other similar products.
For ventilation, Smiths Medical offers mechanical ventilators and adult and infant manual resuscitators. Their Pneupac Parapac Ventilator is is designed to be lightweight, equipped with a low gas supply indicator, tidal volume and frequency control, adjustable pressure relief, and a monitoring or alarm system.
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