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Service Notes | March 7, 2018

Medical oxygen can be expensive and many times hard to obtain. Fortunately, the UAM has a built-in oxygen concentrator that eliminates the need for external sources of oxygen. However, there are times, such as when electrical power is lost, when you will have to use an external oxygen source. In order to conserve your oxygen […]

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September 26, 2014

Gradian is pleased to welcome Margaux Bellier to the Gradian team as Consultant Market Manager, West Africa. In continuing with our “Questions For…” series, we thought it would be great to learn a little more about her background. Here are a few questions we had for her: 1.  Tell us a little more about yourself. Where […]

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Service Notes | February 27, 2018

The UAM is designed to operate on a 220 Volt electrical supply and it has a built in automatic voltage switcher (AVS) that disconnects the UAM from electrical power when the supply voltage drops below 180 Volts or rises above 260 Volts. This is intended to protect the concentrator’s compressor and its other electrical components […]

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August 11, 2014

Ismael Cordero, our biomedical services manager, just returned from a UAM installation and training at Hospital St. Luc in Port au Prince, Haiti. In addition to the UAM installation, Ismael conducted a training session for 19 biomedical technicians from throughout the country. The session was coordinated by Vicki Brentin of the Houston Rotary, which funded […]

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Service Notes | February 27, 2018

In order to ensure optimal performance of your UAM it is essential to follow the inspection and preventive maintenance schedule described in the table on page 15 of the UAM Maintenance Manual. The checklist on page 41 of the maintenance manual serves as a guide for making sure that all of the checks are performed and should be filled out […]

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July 31, 2014

Our biomedical services manager Ismael Cordero was just profiled by 24×7 Magazine! Ismael Cordero: 2014 Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Published on July 18, 2014 By Phyllis Hanlon If you ask him, Ismael Cordero will tell you he is not out to save the world. Although his actions may not be overwhelmingly heroic in his eyes, both the […]

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July 23, 2014

The New Yorker opened its archives this week as part of a website redesign. If you’re a regular reader – or, let’s be honest, like most of us you just try to keep up with it – you know how fantastic its articles are. If you’re not a subscriber, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few […]

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Service Notes | February 27, 2018

It is extremely important to perform checks on the UAM prior to every operating session, before each case, at the end of each case, and at the end of every operating session by using the checklist included with the UAM. Make sure that the checklist is kept attached to the UAM at all times for easy access. Download […]

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June 13, 2014

UNIVERSAL ANAESTHESIA MACHINE | COMPANY | BLOG | RESOURCES | CONTACT Our biomedical engineer, Rob Dickinson, showing a group of biomedical engineers and technicians how to maintain and repair the UAM, in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia ON GLOBAL SURGERY World Health Assembly Passes Item on Surgery and Anaesthesia! In May, the World Health Assembly Executive Board unanimously passed an agenda item on surgery and anaesthesia! […]

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Service Notes | February 27, 2018

It is very important to check the condition of the air filter in your UAM at least once every 6 months, and more often if the environment is very humid and dusty. If the air filter is dirty then it must be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner and if it can no longer be cleaned, it should […]

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