Accession Number : ADA309733

Title :   Test and Evaluation of the Baxter Healthcare Corp., Auto Syringe Model AS2OGH-2 Infusion Pump.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 93-Apr 95,

Corporate Author : ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s) : Jones, Allen E.

PDF Url : ADA309733

Report Date : MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Air Training Command Surgeon General and the Department of Surgery, Willford Hall USAF Medical Center briefed, HQ AMCISG (Brig Gen Roadman) on the feasibility of a Critical Care Aeromedical Transport Team. During this meeting, a request for evaluation of an Auto Syringe for airworthiness was presented. The director, Aeromedical Evacuation and Medical Plans & Requirements requested the Human Systems Center at Brooks AFB evaluate the Baxter Auto Syringe Model AS2OGH-2 Infusion Pump. The unit is a light-weight portable infusion pump capable of providing a prescribed dose directly in mcg/kg(minute, mcg/minute, or ml/hour, eliminating the need for conversion tables. Aeromedical Research staff members within the Systems Research Branch, considers the unit conditionally acceptable for use in the aeromedical evacuation environment providing the unit is used 'ONLY' on battery power.

Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SERVICES, *HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, *MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, *INJECTIONS(MEDICINE), CONVERSION, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, ENVIRONMENTS, HUMANS, MEDICINE, PLANNING, DOSAGE, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, MEDICAL RESEARCH, PHYSICIANS, SURGERY, AIRWORTHINESS, AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION, AVIATION MEDICINE.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE