The Scientists in Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala had developed few new equipment for the treatments of covid 19.
Acrylosorb is the equipment to collect body fluids of patients and dispose it safely.
Under the system, suction canisters which are spill-proof and that can be sealed after use, is used to collect liquid respiratory secretions from patients.
There is no risk of re-contamination as the waste is absorbed by the equipment itself and also it can handle more liquid waste at a time.
Bubble helmet is an alternative option for the traditional oxygen masks. Bubble helmet completely covers the head of the patient and will be connected through a special collar on it.
This device will help the patient to overcome breathing problems and avoid using ventilator facility.
Source : All India Radio