Hello umish,

This is easily done and I have used anaesthesia machines as ICU ventilators.

Be sure to:
1. Use a new disposable circuit
2. Take off any agent vaporizers
3. Place the CO2 absorber in the 'Off Line' position
4. Use a HME
5. A FGF of 6-8 lpm is adequate for average adults

Regards, Michel.

Last edited by Huw; 20/09/20 12:56 AM. Reason: Removed duplicate signature.

C. Michel Bessette, RRT (Canada #72-659)
Servicios Tecnicos CMB7
535 Canteval,
Ottawa, Canada
Mobile: 6138185321

Bio-Medical Technological Services: Compressed Gas Systems Specialist
Anaesthesia & Hyperbaric Chamber Technologist
Services in: English, Français & Español