Evaluation: Draeger Apollo General-Purpose Anesthesia Unit

February 22, 2017 | Evaluations & Guidance

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The Draeger Apollo is a four-star choice for most facilities when equipped with the optional auxiliary air/oxygen (O2) blender. It has several advanced ventilation modes and performance capabilities that make it a good choice for difficult-to-ventilate patients. It is a very good choice for facilities that operate on neonates.

‚Äč! The Apollo. (Image courtesy of Draeger Medical.)

  1. The Apollo is used for general anesthesia during surgery for the entire range of patients (neonates through adults).

  2. The unit can also be used to provide supplemental O2 (typically via a nasal cannula or loose-fitting mask) and capnography during monitored anesthesia care (MAC).

  3. Major components and features:

a) Minimum dimensions: 31 in...

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