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1. (WO2018222415) ANESTHESIA ASSESSMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LUNG PROTECTIVE VENTILATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222415    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/033414
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat May 19 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61B 5/00
A61B 5/1455
Applicants: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Inventors: HEINONEN, Erkki
GORDON BEN-AMI, Tali
HÄGGBLOM, Tom J.
Title: ANESTHESIA ASSESSMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LUNG PROTECTIVE VENTILATION
Abstract:
A method and system for assisting clinicians in determining when and how to perform a lung recruitment procedure. The method includes a user configurable interface that an operator or institution can set up to correspond to best practices. Based upon the information entered into the configurable user interface, a method and algorithm automatically determines when a lung recruitment procedure should be instituted. The system can either manually or automatically enable the beginning of the lung recruitment procedure depending upon the clinician and facility preferences. The algorithm includes a plurality of process steps that are carried out in a clinically-relevant order to eliminate patient condition options and to provide the appropriate recommended actions prior to initiating the lung recruitment procedure.