Developer from Jerusalem’s ALYN hospital says CoughSync shortens patients’ time on a respirator by automatically simulating a cough; manufacturer has asked for Beijing’s approval
An Israeli invention could help treat coronavirus patients in China and elsewhere, according to the doctor who developed it.
Dr. Eliezer Be’eri, director of the Department of Respiratory Rehabilitation at the ALYN Hospital in Jerusalem, said in a video last week that the CoughSync machine developed previously by his team — and currently manufactured in China — could save medical teams valuable time by offering a non-invasive way of shortening patients’ time on a respirator.
“The CoughSync machine is a device that automatically clears secretions from the airways of patients who are being mechanically ventilated, such as, for example, patients with acute viral pneumonia or patients with acute coronavirus infection,” Be’eri said.
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