Overview

Bourns LS-104 Pediatric Respirator

Bourns LS-104 Pediatric Respirator

The Bourns LS-104 Pediatric Respirator resulted from research conducted at Iowa State University in the early 1960s. Bourns Corporation began production of the ventilator in 1966.

Bourns LS-104 Respirator

Bourns LS-104 Respirator

This ad featuring the Bourns Pediatric Respirator LS-104, the nasal mask application kit, and the tiltable holding bed, appeared in the October 1967 issue of the INHALATION THERAPY journal.

Bourns LS-104-150

Bourns LS-104-150

Bourns LS104-150 D

Bourns LS104-150 D

Bourns Slide Rule

Bourns Slide Rule

Image from Doug Pursley

Bourns BP200

Bourns BP200

This ad from 1981 features the Bourns BP 200 Infant Ventilator.

Bourns BP 200

Bourns BP 200

The Bourns BP200 was introduced circa 1980.

Image from Glenn Tammen

BP 200 in the NICU

BP 200 in the NICU

Image from Doug Pursley

Infant Star

Infant Star

The Infrasonics Infant Star Ventilator was introduced circa 1984.

Image from Joe Goss

Infant Star – back view

Infant Star – back view

The back of the Infrasonics Infant Star Ventilator is shown.

Image from Joe Goss

NICU

NICU

A glimpse of one of the NICU rooms at OSF St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois in the early 1980s. An Infant Star ventilator is shown on the left.

Image from the archives of OSF St. Francis Respiratory Therapy Department, Peoria, Illinois

Draeger Spiromat 661

Draeger Spiromat 661

The Draeger Spiromat 661 ventilator could be used to ventilate pediatric patients.

Image provided by Draeger

BabyBird Patent

BabyBird Patent

In October 1976, Dr. Forrest M. Bird applied for a U.S. patent for his BabyBird ventilator. The patent was awarded on August 4, 1979.


Autographed BabyBird

Autographed BabyBird

A BabyBird ventilator, autographed by the inventor, Dr. Forrest M. Bird, is shown.

Image from William LeTourneau

BabyBird Ventilator

BabyBird Ventilator

Image from William LeTourneau

1979 BabyBird

1979 BabyBird

Image from Respiratory Care Department OSF St. Francis, Peoria IL

BabyBird

BabyBird

Image from Felix Khusid

BabyBird in NICU

BabyBird in NICU

1980s in the NICU with the BabyBird

Image from Respiratory Dept, OSF St. Francis, Peoria IL

Babylog 8000

Babylog 8000

The Dräger Babylog 8000, designed for neonates and infants, was introduced in the early 1980s.

Image from Dräger

Healthdyne 105

Healthdyne 105

A Healthdyne ventilator is in use on an infant shown in this circa 1980 photo from the Pediatric Intensive Care Children's Hospital of Boston.

Image from the archives of the Children's Hospital of Boston

Healthdyne 105 -front

Healthdyne 105 -front

The front panel of the Healthdyne 105 ventilator is shown.

1980 NICU

1980 NICU

Image from the archives of Children's Hospital of Boston

RT Cart in PICU

RT Cart in PICU

In this early 1980s photo, Respiratory Therapy's bedside equipment cart in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital of Boston. includes a Healthdyne ventilator and supportive monitoring equipment.

Image from the archives of Children's Hospital of Boston

NICU

NICU

OSF St Francis RT Department 1990s

NICU

NICU

A neonatal intensive care unit is shown.

Image from the archives of Children's Hospital of Boston

Sechrist IV-100B

Sechrist IV-100B

The Sechrist IV-100B ventilator was introduced circa 1979.

Image from Stacy Lewis-Sells

Sechrist IV-100B

Sechrist IV-100B

Image from Doug Pursley

Sechrist IV-100B

Sechrist IV-100B

Image from Lindsay Fox

Bear Cub

Bear Cub

Infant Star 500 PLACEHOLDER

Infant Star 500 PLACEHOLDER

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