Human Factors in the Design and Operation of Ventilators for Covid-19
International Hospital Federation - IHF
| 6 months ago
The purpose of this document is to provide designers and manufacturers of ventilators with overarching advice and guidance on the key themes for consideration and specific Human Factors and Ergonomic (HFE) issues in a period of “crisis management” requiring rapid design and production.
This document outlines seven key topics that designers and manufacturers of ventilators should address. Suggestions for how to address these issues and the link to the Covid-19 crisis are identified. Human Factors in the Design and Operation of Ventilators for Covid-19 (pdf 310.01kB)