Ventilators for COVID-19 use in Australia
This specification describes the minimal acceptable performance and desired features for a ventilator to be used in Australian hospitals during the current SARS-CoV2 outbreak.
- Information for clinicians on ventilators and alternative strategies when in short supply during COVID-19The TGA has been involved in exploring ways to further increase supply of ventilators when and where they are needed
- New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery
- Information updated following the cessation of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices—Accredited Pathology Laboratories) (COVID-19 Emergency) Exemption 2020