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The revolutionary, portable and patented ClearMate™ lets you treat CO victims as effectively as hyperbaric oxygen, without delay. Since treatment starts much sooner, CO elimination is much faster.
Carbon Monoxide Washout Time
CO inhalation is the world’s most common type of poisoning. When treating CO poisoning, every second counts. When inhaled, CO effectively starves the brain and internal organs of oxygen. The longer a patient remains untreated, the more the brain and internal organs are damaged, often irreversibly.
Treatment for CO poisoning must be accessible, early and effective. ClearMate™ delivers.
The compact and portable ClearMate™ requires no electricity to operate.
ClearMate™ was designed to provide the earliest possible treatment for CO poisoning, whether that be at the scene of poisoning, in a rescue vehicle or hospital emergency department. ClearMate™ was designed to be easy to set up and easy to use, requiring minimal training to provide life-saving treatment.
ClearMate™ works by eliminating CO through the lungs by increased patient ventilation (either spontaneously or via a manual resuscitator). Brain blood flow and oxygen delivery is maintained by infusing CO2 automatically to compensate for that lost via increased ventilation. This technique is referred to as Isocapnic Hyperpnea.
The ClearMate™ System is intended to be used in:
• Emergency departments
• Operating rooms
• At the scene of an emergency
Minimum of 20 kg
The ClearMate™ System is intended to be used by:
• Emergency medical technicians (EMT)
The ClearMate™ induces hyperventilation and administers oxygen and carbon dioxide gas. Use of the ClearMate™ System may produce shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, and headache.
The ClearMate™ is a medical device intended for use only by or under the order of a physician.
6.2 kg (13.7 lbs.)
33 cm (13″) L x 39 cm (15″) W x 7 cm (3″)
5 °C to 40 °C (41 °F to 104 °F)
-20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F)
BS EN 1789:2007 (Medical Vehicles & their Equipment – Road Ambulances)