Hospital Complications with Endotracheal Tubes Drive Serious Consequences and Costs
Neonates have complications with endotracheal tubes1
Of complications suffer serious harm2
Of complications result in death1
Unreimbursed hospital cost per occurrence3
Unplanned extubation in the neonatal ICU: a systemic review, critical appraisal, and evidence-based recommendations, Respiratory Care 2013 July Silva, Reis et al .
Patient safety incidents associated with airway devices in critical care: a review of reports to the UK National Patient Safety Agency, Anesthesia 2009, Thomas a nd McGrath
Unplanned Extubations in Children: Impact on Hospital Cost and Length of Stay, Roddy, J, Klugman, D., Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, July 2015
Neonatologists Believe AirWave Can Help Solve the Problem
2015 Neonatology Survey: Most Attractive Features/Benefits of SonarMed AirWave
AirWave is the Only FDA Cleared Airway Monitoring System That Provides Continuous Endotracheal Tube Monitoring
SonarMed’s AirWave Airway Monitoring System is a non-invasive, adjunctive device that provides direct, precise, real-time monitoring of endotracheal tube position, obstruction and movement to help healthcare providers detect and reduce potentially dangerous or fatal endotracheal tube related complications and conditions.
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