Oceans of Opportunity

Month: July 2021

UArizona Professor’s Underwater Tent Invention to Appear on Shark Week

An underwater tent co-invented by a University of Arizona professor will be featured during the Discovery Channel’s popular Shark Week this month. Dubbed the Ocean Space Habitat, the portable inflatable tent allows occupants to essentially camp out underwater. Co-invented by UArizona professor Winslow Burleson and professional diver Michael Lombardi, the tent will be featured in the episode “The Great Hammerhead Stakeout,”…

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Helmet Based Ventilation for Covid-19

Why should you consider helmet based ventilation (Helmet CPAP, Helmet NIV) for management of Covid-19 related respiratory distress? Let’s review some history and a summary of benefits… At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, some very striking images circulated throughout the media of helmet ventilation techniques being used in Italy – full rooms of patients…

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A plane full of medical supplies from R.I. has touched down in India. Three more are coming

PROVIDENCE — At first they wanted to send a plane with medical supplies to India. The doctors and other staffers at Care New England in Rhode Island were watching in horror as India suffered one of the world’s worst coronavirus crises, a few months after Rhode Island had that distinction. The outpouring of supplies and money…

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