Safe anaesthesia and respiratory solutions for limited resource settings
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONSThese documents contain detailed information about our products and their specifications
Glostavent Anaesthesia Systems
Glostavent Portable Anaesthesia Systems (DPA series)
Diamedica Baby CPAP
Oxygen Concentrator and Storage System
Helix Portable Ventilator
Diamedica AP Ventilator
Sevoflurane Analgesia Inhaler
NEWS REPORTS OF DIAMEDICA PRODUCTSNews reports of Diamedica products
Glostavent® 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 Europe
Initial experiences with the Glostavent® in Nigeria
Rport from WFSA News by Dr Russell Hedley & Dr Angela Orunta
Experience 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®
Out 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 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 Ventilator
Metamorphosis in Mozambique
World Anaesthesia News, January 2014, Pages 20-21. Rajabo Issufo.
Report from Somaliland by Robert Neighbour 2014
Partnerships for Progress
Andrea Charters, Anaesthesia News, 2017, Issue 357
HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Global Health Partnerships - the UK contribution to health in developing countries
A report written by Nigel Crisp, February 2007
Imagine a country.....
An article by Dr Keith Thomson on maternity services in Africa
2nd 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 Uganda
Health is Global
A UK Government Strategy 2008
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 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).
Haider, A., Scott, J.W., Gause, C.D. et al. World Journal of Surgery 2017 doi:10.1007/s00268-017-4028-1
Diamedica Publications List
PUBLISHED ARTICLES ON DIAMEDICA PRODUCTS
Innovation award winning oxygen reservoir
Anaesthesia News, May 2017, Issue 358, R Neighbour and C Newman
Intensive 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 countries
Anaesthesia News February 2016 Issue 343 Neighbour R, Eltringham R, Reynolds C, Meek J.
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 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 Environments
Anaesthesia News May 2015, 19-20. RJ Eltringham & RC Neighbour.
Sevoflurane 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 resources
Published in Anaesthesia, 2013, 68: 706-712 By D.Peel, R Neighbour & RJ Eltringham. Contact us for a copy firstname.lastname@example.org
A History of the Glostavent
Published in Anaesthesia News, November 2013, 316: 18-20 by Roger Eltringham.
Oxygen 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 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.
Published in The British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2012, 108(5): 763-767, by T Payne, R Neighbour & R Eltringham.
Portable anaesthesia machine
2012 WHO Compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings
Portable 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.
Published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 2011, 294:8-10. By RJ Burstal & S Threlfo.
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 areas
Appropriate Healthcare Technologies 2010, by R Eltringham & R Neighbour.
A 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 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.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.
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.
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 Africa
Published in World Anaesthesia News, Vol 10 (2008) by Dr Frank Boni in Ghana
Anaesthesia 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.
Published in Anaesthesia. 2007 Nov; 62(11):1171-4 by M Eales, P Rowe & R Tully.