Oceans of Opportunity

Day: August 25, 2020

Diver, R.I. firm create life-saving oxygen hood

Middletown-based diving contractor Michael Lombardi is used to solving challenges underwater, immersed in 500 feet of ocean water or a shallow sewer in places as far-flung as Antarctica or closer to home in Rhode Island. And he has designed custom life-support systems for some of the most difficult tasks that take place under the sea.……

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Oxygen hood made by Rhode Island companies can reduce intubation for COVID patients

Boston Herald: Oxygen Hood made by Rhode Island companies can reduce intubation for Covid patients

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Rhode Island initiative breathes new life into the Covid-19 Pandemic

Oxygen Treatment Hoods prove to save lives in Bolivia and around the world One critical solution to the global ventilator shortage may be reducing the need for ventilators altogether. Hood/helmet Positive Airway Pressure (HPAP) is a mode of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) that has been used in Italy and elsewhere for decades to treat Acute Respiratory…

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