ICU Ventilators 1980-1999

This mini-gallery features some of the adult ventilators from the 1980s and 1990s. Help us complete this gallery by sharing your images of adult ICU vents from these decades.

1980s1980s
1980s
Monaghan 225/SIMVMonaghan 225/SIMV
Monaghan 225/SIMV
Image from Gene Gantt
Siemens Servo 900CSiemens Servo 900C
Siemens Servo 900C
Image from Felix Khushid
Siemens Servo 900CSiemens Servo 900C
Siemens Servo 900C
Siemens Servo 900CSiemens Servo 900C
Siemens Servo 900C
Image from Illinois Central College Archives 1999
Inside view of 900CInside view of 900C
Inside view of 900C
Siemens Servo 900CSiemens Servo 900C
Siemens Servo 900C
A trachestomized patient ventilated by a Siemens Servo 900 C is shown with her respiratory therapist.
Image from the KUMC Respiratory Care Program Archives
Warning LabelWarning Label
Warning Label
This warning label was on the exterior packaging of Bird ventilators.
Image from Felix Khusid
Bird 6400stBird 6400st
Bird 6400st
The Bird 6400st was introduced circa 1986.
BEAR 5BEAR 5
BEAR 5
The BEAR 5 was introduced circa 1985 by BEAR Medical.
BEAR 3 Control PanelBEAR 3 Control Panel
BEAR 3 Control Panel
BEAR 3BEAR 3
BEAR 3
The BEAR 3 ventilator was released in 1988.
image from NFImedical.com
Dräger EV-ADräger EV-A
Dräger EV-A
The Dräger EV-A ventilator, released in 1982 was the first ventilator to incorporate graphic monitoring.
Image from Dräger
Puritan Bennett 7200Puritan Bennett 7200
Puritan Bennett 7200
The Puritan Bennett 7200 was released circa 1983.
Image from Dianna Robbins
PB 7200PB 7200
PB 7200
The Puritan Bennett 7200 ventilator is shown with the back and side panels removed.
Image from KUMC Respiratory Care Program
7200 on display7200 on display
7200 on display
In this 1983 photo from Carolyn A. Williams, the PB7200 is being demonstrated to conference attendees.
Image from Carolyn A. Williams
MA2+2 Control PanelMA2+2 Control Panel
MA2+2 Control Panel
Image from Jim Ciolek
MA2+2 CoverMA2+2 Cover
MA2+2 Cover
Image from Jim Ciolek
1990s1990s
1990s
Servo 300AServo 300A
Servo 300A
Illinois Central College Archives 1999
Siemens Servo 300ASiemens Servo 300A
Siemens Servo 300A
Siemens 300A
Image from Illinois Central College Archives 1999
Adult StarAdult Star
Adult Star
Infrasonics Adult Star Ventilator
Image from Joe Goss
7200 on display7200 on display
Adult Star Control Panel
Image from Joe Goss
Back View of Adult StarBack View of Adult Star
Back View of Adult Star
Image from Joe Goss
Draeger Evita 4Draeger Evita 4
Draeger Evita 4
In 1995, the Evita 4 was introduced by Draeger. It could be used on neonatal to adult patients with conventional or non-invasive ventilation.
Image provided by Simone Burow at Draeger
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