Introduction to Ventilators: How Do They Work?

The under the hood workings of life saving medical ventilators

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Introduction to Ventilators: How Do They Work?

With COVID19 affecting lungs and inducing acute respiratory stress, ventilators have taken the role of crucial medical tools, saving countless lives. Across the world, efforts are underway to build open source ventilators and to enable existing ventilators to be used for multiple patients simultaneously.

In this session, Krishanu Choudhury will take us through how ventilators work and how they assist breathing. He will walk us through the challenges involved, and will illustrate just how complex these medical systems are.

About the Speaker:
Krishanu Choudhury is a mechanical engineer with over 11 years of experience working in engineering design and development. He has been working in the medical devices sector for the past 5 years and has been involved with development of ventilators.

Date: Sunday, 17th May, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Format: An interactive and participative discussion.
Participation: join via the following zoom link https://zoom.us/j/99723503800?pwd=Z0lTT3VyWFd4Zlo5RWtnREsvZjhNZz09 or watch it on youtube live stream https://youtu.be/b8xYOWQxfvk

Who Should Participate:

  1. Health professionals,
  2. Engineers, product managers, and others working on medical devices.
  3. Health journalists.

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