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The Unsung Heroes in Surgical Safety

Ahead of International Nurses Day, it is crucial to spotlight the critical role of operating room nurses in ensuring surgical safety. Nurses are the backbone of successful surgical outcomes; they blend compassion and clinical expertise, managing every…

Lifebox features on the BBC

'One Crucial Piece of Equipment': Improving anesthesia monitoring with The Smile Train-Lifebox Capnograph.

A bad day and a good day

You might know (because we told you.  A couple of times.  We told quite a few people) that back in February, Lifebox was in the Solomon Star, the leading newspaper of the Solomon Islands. Thanks…

Filling the vacuum

Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of childhood death worldwide. What does that have to do with safe surgery?  Nothing explicitly.  But pulse oximetry monitoring is essential for oxygen therapy, a basic pneumonia treatment – and if there aren’t…

A favourite Lifebox story…

…begins once upon a time late summer of last year, at a hospital in Nigeria, when a very dynamic doctor placed an order to purchase 75 pulse oximeters and 75 spare probes. And this is what happened next.

A Nice Complement

So it was a nice collaboration when Gradian Health Systems, a not-for-profit provider of anaesthesia machines for low-resource settings, recently bought 20 Lifebox pulse oximeters for each of its UAM machines, currently in facilities across…

Sweet Home Alabama

Or Sweet Home Pulse Oximeter, as the headline to our favourite article on p32 of the June edition of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Newsletter goes.  (Click here to read it.) The Alabama…

Comment voulez-vous…

We talk about the pulse oximetry gap so often that it’s easy to forget what a shocking statistic it really is.  Anaesthesia without pulse oximetry monitoring is incredibly dangerous, and lives…

Nigeria

We have delivered oximeters and training materials to ORs across Nigeria – from Kano in the north to Rivers and Delta State in the south. Some hospitals have been able to purchase oximeters from us, however, the majority have received…

Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a densely populated country with over 145 million people. It is  widely recognised to be one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change due to its low-lying position, and faces significant healthcare challenges. We have been delighted to provide…

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