The Critical Care Conference reveals the smallest artificial respirator in the world

The 19th Critical Care Conference, organized by the Hamdan Bin Rashid Award for Medical Sciences, revealed the smallest artificial respiration device in the world, the size of the palm of the hand, that was produced after the Covid 19 pandemic. The patient can carry it with him in the car, office and home, without the need to insert a tube through the nose.

And it works by means of an adhesive placed on the nose, which gives a stormy force within seconds, which avoids the patient spending a long time on traditional respirators, and avoids anesthesia as well.


Dr. Hussein Nasser Al Rahma, Critical Care Consultant and Chairman of the Conference, said that the device is suitable for asthma patients, and patients who have bacterial and viral infections, or patients with chronic respiratory diseases, pointing out that 70% of patients in critical care rooms have this device installed. reached after the Covid-19 pandemic.

The conference reviewed a number of important topics, foremost of which are drug and motor interactions in clinical treatment, new concepts in managing neuromuscular blockage and opioid analgesia in inflammatory pain, new treatment for postoperative pain, pain management in cancer patients, and intraoperative care for patients with from sleep apnea and others.


Dr. Hussein Nasser Al Rahma, head of the conference, confirmed that more than 90% of the modern devices that operate with artificial intelligence technology are currently in state hospitals, which raised the success rate to more than 90% for patients in critical care departments, pointing out that the presence of these technologies contributed In reducing the patient’s stay in the critical care department, and the rapid recovery of the patient after operations, as the smart device alerts the nurse or doctor that the body has reached a stable state, and it is possible to remove the oxygen device from it, which is considered a breakthrough in the field of intensive care. He said that the use of artificial intelligence techniques to serve critical care patients raised the recovery rate to more than 80%, through innovative modern devices that help in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as well as the use of artificial intelligence in creating new medicines that accelerate the recovery of patients.

Dr. Al Rahma said that septic infection is the first reason for admission to intensive care, pointing out that the UAE is among the best countries in the world in the field of critical care, through the readiness of hospitals, and qualified medical and nursing cadres in this field, in both the government and private sectors.


The conference also reviewed the latest research and studies on toxic infections and dialysis in critical care, the latest techniques and methods of artificial respiration, heart diseases and nutrition, and ways to deal with emergencies in intensive care departments in all medical specialties, such as kidney diseases, respiratory diseases, neurological diseases and brain injuries. And discussing the ethics that regulate dealing with cases of clinical brain death, and human organ donation.

In the exhibition, to which international companies flocked to display their latest products, two new devices were displayed, the first is a portable sonar device the size of the palm of the hand, and the second is a very small and portable monitor as well, to monitor the vital signs of patients, in ambulances and hospitals, by the exhibiting companies in the exhibition. For the nineteenth Emirates Critical Care Conference.

The number of attendees at the conference, which is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, reached more than 2,250 specialized medical and nursing cadres, while the number of speakers reached 244, including 100 international speakers, 64 regional speakers, in addition to 80 speakers from within the country.

The number of companies participating in the accompanying exhibition increased to 37 international companies specializing in critical care devices and artificial respirators, especially since Dubai is considered the best and ideal place to launch new medical devices, given the growing growth in the healthcare sector in the countries of the region.