Rich with features for advanced care/treatment, pediatric capable (3kgs minimum), fantastic 15″ LCD display with impressive interface.
Very heavy- not exactly portable without a rolling cart, complex ventilation modes require prolonged clinical training.
Feature-rich ventilation modes, combined with an incredible display and interface, make this one of the best invasive ventilators around.
Despite a 64 pound weigh-in before being placed on the cart, the Dräger Evita XL features one of the better LCD user interfaces we’ve seen from the manufacturing time period. A massive 15″ touch-LCD color display screen impresses combined with a straight-forward and fairly simple operator interface loaded with software features and a thorough pre-use check that does however take some time. The Evita XL is a feature-rich ventilator for in-patient use that combines dozens of ventilation modes with modern features such as Dräger’s AutoFlow™ – Automatic adaptation of inspiratory flow in volume controlled modes – ATC™ – Automatic Tube Compensation™ – NIV – Mask Ventilation (optional) – SmartCare®/PS –Automated clinical protocol in CPAP/ASB / CPAP/Psupp (optional). We also appreciate the Evita’s pediatric capabilities for infants down to 3 kilograms. Given these vast modes, features, and options, expect extensive clinical training with the Evita XL before flying solo.