March 23, 2016

Last week, Mashable published a video from an organization called Cordaid that follows a pregnant woman on her way to a maternity clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The video is set in real time, so viewers have the rare opportunity to witness this journey in its entirety. Spoiler alert: it’s five hours long. […]

Read More

Service Notes | March 8, 2018

We understand that the use of nitrous oxide in anesthesia is not common in many hospitals. For those who do use it, we have integrated safety features in the UAM that are important to prevent hypoxic mixtures. Modern anesthesia machines have safety features that prevent the delivery of gaseous mixtures with oxygen concentrations of less […]

Read More

Events | March 4, 2016

Last week, Gradian hosted a four-day training workshop for several biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs) who service the Universal Anaesthesia Machine around the world. Held at our manufacturing facility in the UK, the training brought together BMETs from Sierra Leone, Benin, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to learn the ins and outs of the UAM’s […]

Read More

Service Notes | March 8, 2018

Conventional continuous flow anesthesia machines include an oxygen flush function for quickly filling the circle system and for quickly removing anesthetic agent and elevating the oxygen percentage in the breathing circuit. The flush is activated by a non-locking button with a self-closing valve that when pressed supplies pure oxygen to the common gas outlet of […]

Read More

February 4, 2016

While most global health issues are, like the countries in which they’re prevalent, foreign to those of us in the West, few degrees separate us from a relative, friend or colleague who has or had cancer. With the majority of cancer cases occurring in high-income countries, it’s not hard to understand why. But while cancer […]

Read More

January 20, 2016

Since January 1st, Twitter has been all a-buzz with the hashtag #Its2016AndWeStillDont. Users have jumped aboard this trend to highlight a favorite cause or pressing injustice that we – ostensibly in the ‘royal’ sense – still don’t have. For some, it was universal education or healthcare. For others, it was equal pay for equal work. […]

Read More

December 22, 2015

Many factors contribute to a successful surgery. One that often gets overlooked is the technical and clinical training needed to administer anaesthesia safely and ensure that the machine remains functional and effective for the long term. At Gradian, we pride ourselves on the training we offer hospitals that purchase our UAM. Here’s a look inside […]

Read More

Sign up for our newsletter