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Device Safety

An interview with developers about the usability of ventilators and how design thinks about making them safe to use.

Equipment in transfer medicine has to be safe in any environment at any time…

Developers design devices in a way that is safe to use regardless of the level of skill of the user. Ventilators, for example, can be safely used by paramedics, nurses and doctors with very different educational backgrounds provided they have had the correct level of training.

This video explains the steps companies have to take in developing a new device. It’s interesting that we as the users are involved in the process from the very beginning – something that increases the safety and end usability of medical devices.

Have you ever been involved in the design of a piece of equipment? Share your experiences with us in the comments below.

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