Maintenance service of medical ventilators - Живи сейчас

Maintenance service of medical ventilators

We equip ALS patients with medical ventilators. In order for this equipment to function properly we need to provide maintenance.

Dates of fundraising: December 2018 – February 2019.

Donation purpose: Technical maintenance of four medical ventilators.
In time people with ALS will inevitably require a medical ventilator. For this very reason our foundation provides necessary equipment for a specified time limit and free of charge. In order for this equipment to function properly we need to provide maintenance.

Description of the project

On average, adult people perform around 21 600 respiratory movements per day. There are also people, who are unable to breathe on their own. As ALS develops, patient’s muscles develop atrophy, in particular – diaphragm. This constantly exacerbates breathing process. Our foundation provides necessary equipment for a specified time limit and free of charge. Equipment requires maintenance twice a year. Without qualified maintenance breathing ventilators might experience malfunction, which will constitute a real threat to a patient’s life. During maintenance the equipment is checked and all the miscellaneous parts are replaced. Technical maintenance of just one machine costs 113 000 rubles.

Maintenance constitutes the following:
–          battery replacement;
–          valves replacement;
–          ventilator function tests.

Right now, the foundation requires an emergency maintenance of four medical ventilators. Please, give people with ALS a chance to breathe.