March 2016 – OES Medical is proud to announce the launch of their new EFM (Electronic Flow Monitor) to quickly and easily identify key patient information. This Electronic Flow Monitor is thenext generation of flowmeter data display offered as an option with the complete range of Astra 3 anaesthesia machines.
The EFM (electronic flow monitor) module is a 3.5” TFT colour screen conveniently and prominently located above the traditional flowmeter tube bank module and offers real-time, accurate electronic numeric representation of the various gas flows on the screen.
Technical Director Andrew Atkins comments as follows:
“This is yet another step in the evolution of the Astra 3 anaesthesia machine to meet the needs of our customers globally and offer a value proposition that is fit for purpose going forwards. I am confident this new option will ensure we compete at the highest specification levels with all our European and American competitors and offer the latest technology to the busy Anaesthetist ensuring critical patient data is available in an instantaneous numeric format to compliment the traditional cascade flowmeter tubes. This Electronic Flow Monitor offers more accurate gas data and enhanced precision allowing instantaneous knowledge regarding fresh gas flows to the patient.”