Let’s break barriers to fight Covid-19 together

Increase the capacity of ventilators to treat more patients when ventilators run out.

Canadian doctor Dr. Alain Gauthier, an anesthetist at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital in Ontario, turned one hospital ventilator into a machine that can serve nine clients using do-it-yourself mechanics. Gauthier was inspired by YouTube videos created by two Detroit doctors in 2006, according to CBC News. He said he created a complex ventilator to offer people the best chance at survival. Elon Musk added to this idea by suggesting that a single computer, pump & pressure accumulator would be fine for many patients, but ideally individual valves per patient to personalize care & avoid cross-flow risk.

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