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IIT Ropar Develops Power-Free CPAP Device Named ‘Jivan Vayu’

IIT Ropar Develops Power-Free CPAP Device Named ‘Jivan Vayu’

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar has developed a device called ‘Jivan Vayu’. Jivan Vayu device will be used as a substitute for a CPAP machine and it will be the first device of the country that functions even without electricity and is adapted to both kinds of oxygen generation units like O2 cylinders and oxygen pipelines in hospitals.

  • ‘Jivan Vayu’ device can deliver high flow oxygen (20–60 LPM) during maintaining a continuous positive pressure of up to 20 cm H2O.
  • It has been designed to maintain a FiO2 of above 40% with a PEEP (positive end-expiratory pressure) of 5-20 cm H2O.

Jivan Vayu UPSC Questions:

Which institution has Developed Power-Free CPAP Device Named ‘Jivan Vayu’?

IIT Ropar


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