Service Notes | March 8, 2018

The oxygen sensor in the UAM will last longer and perform better if you follow these tips: Do not open the sensor packaging until you are ready to use it. Exposure to oxygen will shorten its life. Notice the recommended storage life date on the sensor packaging and on the sensor itself. The recommended storage life period should not […]

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Service Notes | March 8, 2018

Patient safety is our primary concern. Infection control is critical to ensuring safety during surgical procedures. With each UAM, we provide a starter accessory kit that includes a reusable breathing circuit as well as several other items such as masks, bacteria filters, and other devices, which have been labeled single-use by their respective manufacturers. All of these items come […]

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Service Notes | March 7, 2018

The UAM’s oxygen concentrator will produce an audible and visible alarm if electrical power is interrupted.  This alarm alerts the users to switch to a backup source of oxygen, either cylinder or pipeline oxygen. The alarm is powered by a 9V battery located at the bottom rear left side of the concentrator module. This battery should be tested […]

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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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