Oxford University Press has published a free, e-book called Medical Ventilator System Basics: A Clinical Guide, as a free resource for RTs and critical care clinicians during the COVID-19 epidemic.

The book was first published in 2017 and earned the British Medical Association’s Medical Book Awards of 2018, according to a Hamilton Medical announcement.

“Dr. Lei, senior e-learning manager at Hamilton Medical AG, hopes this book will be of great benefit to frontline healthcare workers and thus to their many COVID-19 patients around the world,” Hamilton Medical said in an announcement.

According to the Dr Lei’s abstract, the book provides everyday clinical information:

  • How to assemble a ventilator system
  • How to determine appropriate ventilator settings
  • How to make sense of monitored data
  • How to respond to alarms, and
  • How to troubleshoot ventilation problems.