Flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators

Figure 1: Schematic construction of a ventilator with the typical different sensor positions and the use of a humidifier
Figure 2: Proximal sensors (single-use and reusable) for adult ventilation
Figure 3: A challenging neonatal ventilation setup with extremely humid air and a very small tidal volume of only 5 ml
Figure 4: SFM3400 used in very high humidity environment without (left) vs with (right) using a special external heating element

Related sensors

Active 12

SFM3xxx

Active 5

SFM3xxx-AW/D