The SARUS (safer - airway - resuscitation) - CPR hood to protect first responders from biohazards

Record ID 32018002481
Authors' objectives: To provide a high level overview of the SARUS-CPR hoodTM which is a single use containment/exposure-control device designed to improve safety for personnel and patients during traditional bag and mask ventilation. The technology is used as part of CPR by Basic Life Support (BLS)-trained responders.
Authors' results and conclusions: Further studies of the hood are required to assess if it is safe and can provide benefits for rescuers and people who need CPR.
Authors' identified further reserach: A trial in a cardiac care unit is planned to test how easy the hood is to use, remove and dispose of.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2021
Requestor: The developers of SARUS-CPR hoodTM
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Other
Country: Scotland, United Kingdom
MeSH Terms
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Allied Health Personnel
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Emergency Responders
  • Containment of Biohazards
  • Sarus Airways CPR Hood
Organisation Name: Scottish Health Technologies Group
Contact Address: Scottish Health Technologies Group, Delta House, 50 West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1 2NP Tel: 0141 225 6998
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Copyright: Scottish Health Technologies Group
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