What is Ventilator?

Category: Equipment

Most Popular Types: Pulmonetic LTV 950, Trilogy 100 Ventilator, Pulmonetic LTV 900, (Show all)

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A ventilator is a machine designed to move breatheable air into and out of the lungs, to provide respiration for a patient who is physically unable to breathe, or breathing insufficiently due to illness such as ALS, acute respiratory distress; often used in some surgical procedures and in the ICU.

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Ventilator

Severe
2
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
5

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Ventilator

Hospitalization
Patients
11
Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Ventilator)
Dosage
daily
Patients
41
Dosage
all the time (24/7)
Patients
26
Dosage
as needed
Patients
7
Dosage
24 hr daily
Patients
7
Dosage
10 hr daily
Patients
2
Dosage
1minutes as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
24 hr all the time (24/7)
Patients
1
Dosage
20 hr all the time (24/7)
Patients
1
Dosage
24
Patients
1
Dosage
1 other daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently using Ventilator.

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
8
Reason
Other
Patients
2
See all 9 patients who’ve stopped using Ventilator

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Ventilator
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
1
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
9
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
4
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
5
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
0

Adherence


Always
Patients
10
100%
Usually
Patients
0
0%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
2
20%
Somewhat
Patients
4
40%
A little
Patients
0
0%
Not at all
Patients
4
40%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
8
400%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
2
100%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
0
0%
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3 patient evaluations for Ventilator

Cagedbrd
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Cagedbrd
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 26
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

See Cagedbrd's full Ventilator history

Jul 23, 2013 (Started Jul 20, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Anaphylaxis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Kept me alive and helped my breathing

  • 0 helpful marks
alperstein
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alperstein
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See alperstein's full Ventilator history

Nov 9, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
Gerd-NF
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Gerd-NF
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See Gerd-NF's full Ventilator history

Aug 17, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for specific symptom: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 24 hr All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: . Pic adress: http://www.gerd-nf.de.vu/bilder_icons/fuer_PLM/SmartAirPlus.jpg

  • 0 helpful marks
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