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Ventilator Design Solution – Maxim Integrated
Explore the ventilator component solutions from Maxim Integrated. Find the key components that play an important role in the design of ventilator devices.

Accurate sensing and timely control is paramount in ventilator devices – the core purpose of a ventilator device is to support patients breathing. It does this by ensuring an adequate ventilation rate is maintained for sufficient gaseous exchange to occur at the alveoli in the lungs, to oxygenate the blood and remove carbon dioxide.

Several factors must be monitored to decide the control parameters for the machine. These include the tidal volume – the volume of air exchanged during one breath, and the breathing rate – measured in breaths per minute. To maintain safe operation other factors must also be measured including the pressure of incoming oxygen and air supplies, as well as the state of control valves to ensure that there has been no mechanical malfunction of the device.

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