Understand how equipment works

This website is for those working in anaesthesia, operating room areas, critical care, and other similar medical fields. It aims to help you understand, in a simplified way, the physics principles used in medical equipment.

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Pulse oximeter

Endotracheal tubes


Ultrasound basics


Magnetic Resonance Imaging basics

Electricity basics

Electrical safety

International System of Units

Aviation and anesthesia compared

Interesting historical anaesthesia Equipment

Ancient equipment used to cause pain (yes it is weird)

Most famous CO2 absorber in the world : The story of Apollo 13

The double slit experiment : the worlds biggest mystery ( not medically related ! )

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