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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

These documents contain detailed information about our products and their specifications

Glostavent Anaesthesia SystemsGlostavent Anaesthesia Systems

Glostavent Portable Anaesthesia Systems (DPA series)Glostavent Portable Anaesthesia Systems (DPA series)

Diamedica Baby CPAPDiamedica Baby CPAP

Oxygen Concentrator and Storage SystemOxygen Concentrator and Storage System

Diamedica VaporiserDiamedica Vaporiser

Helix Portable VentilatorHelix Portable Ventilator

Diamedica AP VentilatorDiamedica AP Ventilator

Patient MonitorPatient Monitor

Sevoflurane Analgesia InhalerSevoflurane Analgesia Inhaler


NEWS REPORTS OF DIAMEDICA PRODUCTS

News reports of Diamedica products

Glostavent® in Zambia, Mozambique and MalawiGlostavent® in Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi
Field trial report by the UK Department For International Development (DFID)

Successful trials of the Glostavent® in Asia, Africa and EuropeSuccessful trials of the Glostavent® in Asia, Africa and Europe

Initial experiences with the Glostavent® in NigeriaInitial experiences with the Glostavent® in Nigeria
Rport from WFSA News by Dr Russell Hedley & Dr Angela Orunta

Experience with the Glostavent® in VietnamExperience with the Glostavent® in Vietnam
Report from WFSA News by Dr Haong Sy Binh and Dr Cong Thang, Than Hao Hospital, Vietnam

Rwanda joins Malawi, Zambia and Nigeria in purchasing the Glostavent®Rwanda joins Malawi, Zambia and Nigeria in purchasing the Glostavent®

Out with the old, in with the newOut with the old, in with the new
Dr Keith Thomson's report of his visit to Liberia, accompanied by Diamedica. To read our News story 'The first Glostavents go into Liberia' click here

Anaesthesia in a Tanzanian Mission HospitalAnaesthesia in a Tanzanian Mission Hospital
Report by Daniela Kietzmann and Ryszard Jankiewicz in Anaesthesia News, January 2012.

Interview with Robert Neighbour, Managing Director of Diamedica, on the launch of the new Helix VentilatorInterview with Robert Neighbour, Managing Director of Diamedica, on the launch of the new Helix Ventilator

Metamorphosis in MozambiqueMetamorphosis in Mozambique
World Anaesthesia News, January 2014, Pages 20-21. Rajabo Issufo.

Report from Somaliland by Robert Neighbour 2014Report from Somaliland by Robert Neighbour 2014

Partnerships for ProgressPartnerships for Progress
Andrea Charters, Anaesthesia News, 2017, Issue 357


HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


Global Health Partnerships - the UK contribution to health in developing countriesGlobal Health Partnerships - the UK contribution to health in developing countries
A report written by Nigel Crisp, February 2007

Imagine a country.....Imagine a country.....
An article by Dr Keith Thomson on maternity services in Africa

2nd Anaesthesia Conference, Liberia, 20082nd Anaesthesia Conference, Liberia, 2008
A report by Dr Keith Thomson on the 2nd Anaesthesia Conference held in Monrovia, Liberia in November 2008

Maternity Services in UgandaMaternity Services in Uganda

Health is GlobalHealth is Global
A UK Government Strategy 2008

The Design of Medical Equipment for Low Income Countries (Dual Standards or Common Sense)The Design of Medical Equipment for Low Income Countries (Dual Standards or Common Sense)
The 7th International Appropriate Healthcare Technologies Conference - World Wellbeing Health and for Developing Countries, 18-19 September 2012.

Paediatric drawover anaesthesiaPaediatric drawover anaesthesia
Published in Update in Anaesthesia, Special Edition, Paediatric Anaesthesia and Critical Care, June 2015, 30(1), pp23-26. Sarah Hodges.

Development of a unifying target and consensus indicators for global surgical systems strengthening: proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance). Development of a unifying target and consensus indicators for global surgical systems strengthening: proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance).
Haider, A., Scott, J.W., Gause, C.D. et al. World Journal of Surgery 2017 doi:10.1007/s00268-017-4028-1


OTHER DOCUMENTS


Diamedica Publications ListDiamedica Publications List


PUBLISHED ARTICLES ON DIAMEDICA PRODUCTS


Innovation award winning oxygen reservoirInnovation award winning oxygen reservoir
Anaesthesia News, May 2017, Issue 358, R Neighbour and C Newman

Intensive care medicine in rural sub-Saharan AfricaIntensive care medicine in rural sub-Saharan Africa
Anaesthesia. 2017 Feb;72(2):181-189. doi: 10.1111 Dünser MW, Towey RM, Amito J, Mer M.

Continuous Postitive Airway Pressure in low income countriesContinuous Postitive Airway Pressure in low income countries
Anaesthesia News February 2016 Issue 343 Neighbour R, Eltringham R, Reynolds C, Meek J.

The Environmental Impact of the Glostavent Anaesthetic Machine.The Environmental Impact of the Glostavent Anaesthetic Machine.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. June 2015, Vol 120 (6):1264-1270. RJ Eltringham & RC Neighbour.

The portable Glostavent: Speed of assembly and successful ventilation for naive operatorsThe portable Glostavent: Speed of assembly and successful ventilation for naive operators
Glob Anaesth Perioper Med1: doi: 10.15761/GAPM.1000108 Benrud J, Grap S, Weinstock A, Vuong J

An Oxygen Reservoir for Use in Difficult EnvironmentsAn Oxygen Reservoir for Use in Difficult Environments
Anaesthesia News May 2015, 19-20. RJ Eltringham & RC Neighbour.

Sevoflurane for analgesia - testing a modified vaporiser for deliverySevoflurane for analgesia - testing a modified vaporiser for delivery
Anaesth Intensive Care July 2015. 43:4 518-527. LA Miller, H Makins, R Eltringham & R Neighbour.

Evaluation of oxygen concentrators for use in countries with limited resourcesEvaluation of oxygen concentrators for use in countries with limited resources
Published in Anaesthesia, 2013, 68: 706-712 By D.Peel, R Neighbour & RJ Eltringham. Contact us for a copy r.neighbour@diamedica.co.uk

A History of the GlostaventA History of the Glostavent
Published in Anaesthesia News, November 2013, 316: 18-20 by Roger Eltringham.

Oxygen concentrator-driven bubble CPAPOxygen concentrator-driven bubble CPAP
WHO Compendium of of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings, 2011-2013, page 36

The Diamedica portable anaesthetic machine: a comparison with the Triservice ApparatusThe Diamedica portable anaesthetic machine: a comparison with the Triservice Apparatus
Published in Anaesthesia International, Spring/Summer 2012, 19-22 by BP Huntley, R Neighbour & RJ Eltringham.

Modification of a draw over vaporizer for use with sevoflurane.Modification of a draw over vaporizer for use with sevoflurane.
Published in The British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2012, 108(5): 763-767, by T Payne, R Neighbour & R Eltringham.

Portable anaesthesia machinePortable anaesthesia machine
2012 WHO Compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings

Portable Diamedica Glostavent: an anaesthetic machine for the itinerant anaesthetistPortable Diamedica Glostavent: an anaesthetic machine for the itinerant anaesthetist
Published in British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2012, 109(4):648-649

Modification of Diamedica draw over anaesthetic equipment to facilitate introduction to an Australian teaching hospital.Modification of Diamedica draw over anaesthetic equipment to facilitate introduction to an Australian teaching hospital.
Published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 2011, 294:8-10. By RJ Burstal & S Threlfo.

Diamedica Portable Anaesthetia machine. Clinical use in Rwanda / Uganda.Diamedica Portable Anaesthetia machine. Clinical use in Rwanda / Uganda.
Published in World Anaethesia News, March 2010, by Dr Isabeau Walker.

The Portable Glostavent - access to safe anaesthesia in remote areasThe Portable Glostavent - access to safe anaesthesia in remote areas
Appropriate Healthcare Technologies 2010, by R Eltringham & R Neighbour.

A new valve for draw-over anaesthesiaA new valve for draw-over anaesthesia
Published in Anaesthesia. 2010 Nov; 65(11):1080-4 by S Payne, R Tully & R Eltringham.

The portable Glostavent: a new anaesthetic machine for use in difficult situationsThe portable Glostavent: a new anaesthetic machine for use in difficult situations
Published in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care. 2010 Nov;38(6):1085-9 by R Tully, R Eltringham, IA Walker & AJ Bartlett.

A Comparison of Inhalational Anaesthesia Costs.pdfA Comparison of Inhalational Anaesthesia Costs.pdf
Published in Anaesthesia Points West 2009 by Matthew Drake.

The Diamedica Draw-Over Vaporizer: a comparison of a new vaporizer with the Oxford Miniature Vaporizer.The Diamedica Draw-Over Vaporizer: a comparison of a new vaporizer with the Oxford Miniature Vaporizer.
Published in Anaesthesia. 2009 Jan;64(1):84-92 by WA English, R Tully, GD Muller, RJ Eltringham.

An assessment of the efficiency of the Glostavent ventilator.An assessment of the efficiency of the Glostavent ventilator.
Published in Anaesthesia. 2009 Aug;64(8):899-902 by TM Baile, S Webster, R Tully, R Eltringham & C Bourdeaux.

A plea for realism in AfricaA plea for realism in Africa
Published in World Anaesthesia News, Vol 10 (2008) by Dr Frank Boni in Ghana

Anaesthesia equipment for resource poor environmentsAnaesthesia equipment for resource poor environments
Published in Anaesthesia, 2007 by B.A. McCormick & R.J. Eltringham

Improving the efficiency of the drawover anaesthetic breathing system.Improving the efficiency of the drawover anaesthetic breathing system.
Published in Anaesthesia. 2007 Nov; 62(11):1171-4 by M Eales, P Rowe & R Tully.