Updated on daily bases
Since we've launched this website on 3/18/2020 our lead Aurika Savickaite has already talked with the New York Times, WSJ, Huffington Post, and others.
Fortunately and unfortunately at the same time, the interest in non-invasive ventilation methods is growing exponentially every day. Doctors in the US are starting to realize how many disadvantages mechanical ventilation has (if you have the ventilators AND all supplies).
We will be updating this page with the latest developments. Please share this information with everyone involved in the fight against the COVID pandemic.
A partial list of media appearances
JAMA Livestream (Thursday, March 25, 2021) Helmet Noninvasive Ventilation of COVID-19 Patients
Domenico L. Grieco, MD of Fondazione Policlinico Agostino Gemelli IRCCS in Rome, Jesse B. Hall, MD of UChicago Medicine, and Laveena Munshi, MD, MSc of UHN Toronto join JAMA's live Q&A series to discuss a trial comparing helmet NIV vs high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) for management of hypoxic coronavirus patients.
RTP News 11/18/2020. São João Hospital professionals in training to apply breathing helmets
The Suzi ventilation hood made by SouthMED LTD is a finalist in the Public Good Award category. in The Best Design Awards is an annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product, digital, and motion design along with three special awards - Value of Design, Public Good, and Toitanga.
"With no funding support from the New Zealand government, they created a solution that met the most pressing health crises New Zealand has faced in many years. Their hard work was supported by an exceptional NZ philanthropist who has underwritten the costs to produce the devices to date. His generosity has extended to Nepal and Fiji in June and July 2021 delivering 120 additional devices to support efforts in these regions also.
Not only was the device supplied free of charge, it is also superior to other systems for the treatment of Covid19 as it requires only 15% of the oxygen of other systems and has superior air management and ergonomic allowance for patient care than any other hood on the market today."
CHEST Journal 10/01/2020 Mayo Clinic Jacksonville "Breathing Easier During COVID-19: Hyperbaric Hoods in the ICU" By: Michael Harrison, MD, PhD, MPH; Devang Sanghavi, MD, MHA, FCCP; Klaus Torp, MD; Jorge Mallea, MD; and Pablo Moreno Franco, MD, FCCP
Daily Mail 08/28/2020 "Nevada man, 25, becomes the first known case in the US of coronavirus reinfection"
WCVB Channel 5 Boston 04/29/2020 "Doctors at Worcester hospital using alternative, noninvasive ventilator" More info from the interview with RT Rachel Carragher
The New York Times 04/17/2020 Fears of Ventilator Shortage Unleash a Wave of Innovations
WGN9 TV Chicago 4/01/2020 "Chicago researcher JP Kress MD says helmet ventilators can ease short supply"
Hub Focus April 2020 " Precise information about helmet-based ventilation helps medical staff amidst COVID-19 crisis"
Business Insider 4/9/2020
BY OR TODAY MAGAZINE | MAR 27, 2020
Podcast by Scott Weingart. EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew. EMCrit Blog. Published on March 30, 2020
MedicalResearch.com 04 APR 2020
RESPIRATORY HELMETS CAN DECREASE NEED FOR INTUBATION AND SPREAD OF COVID-19 VIRUS / COVID -19 Coronavirus, Pulmonary Disease by Marie Benz MD FAAD 0 Comments