FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS THE PATHOGEN CONTAINMENT SYSTEM?
This is a Respiratory Shield & Endoshield with an Aerosol Evacuator System that allows Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure/CPAP, nebulizer therapy, intubation, BVM and swab collection safely in the era of COVID-19 and any other Respiratory pathogens
HOW DOES THE PATHOGEN CONTAINMENT SYSTEM COMPARE TO OTHER AEROSOLIZED PROCEDURE PROTECTION PRODUCTS IN THE MARKET?
There is simply no other product on the market like The Shield Pathogen Containment System® that provides superior method of Healthcare Worker protection over any other system
WHAT LEVEL OF PROTECTION DOES THE PATHOGEN CONTAINMENT SYSTEM PROVIDE?
While other products have some degree of protection with a shield or a layer of protection, The Shield Pathogen Containment System® takes it to the ultimate level of protection utilizing a negative pressure system with HEPA/ULPA filtration that is 99.9995% effective in capturing particles as tiny as 0.12 micrometer
WILL THIS PRODUCT WORK FOR EMS OR JUST THE HOSPITAL SETTING?
Specifically developed for BOTH - Highly engineered and specific in its application yet flexible enough to be used in multiple care settings and treatment delivery platforms. Aerosolized treatments can begin immediately at patient’s first point-of-contact with EMS and it continues to protect Healthcare Workers all the way through hospital discharge.
WHO DEVELOPED THIS PRODUCT?
Designed by front line Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Physicians, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists to simultaneously address patient and staff safety
DOES THE FILTRATION MEET GOLD STANDARD?
ULPA surpasses the safety profile of HEPA and is THE GOLD STANDARD for pathogen containment
IS THIS AFFORDABLE?
SAFER offers ease of use and are affordable. Shields are cost-effective and are single-patient-use, meaning the same system initiated by EMS can continue throughout hospitalization
DOES THIS MEET FDA REQUIREMENTS?
Meets FDA recommendations for negative pressure containment system. FDA Class I registered
DOES THIS WORK WITH THE CURRENT VI-LEVEL POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE/CPAP, NEBULIZER, AND INTUBATION DEVICES CURRENTLY USED?
YES, it is specific in its application but has a universal fit allowing it to be flexible enough to be used in different treatment delivery platforms, including multiple intubation platforms to include BOTH video and direct laryngoscopy
IS THIS UNIT PORTABLE?
YES, we have Units to meet your specific needs to include cordless portable units whether it is an aircraft, ambulance, ER room, OR Room, we have a fit for your needs
HOW CAN I SEE YOUR PRODUCT IN ACTION?
Contact us at (417)-464-6004 for live demonstration. We are also able to demo through video conference
HOW DO I ORDER?
You can visit safermedicalproducts.com and order on-line, call SAFER Sales Department at (417) 464-6004. Call for introductory pricing
IS THERE A WARRANTY?
YES, All products are backed with a warranty. Call for details.
DOES SAFER PROVIDE EDUCATION?
YES our SAFER Specialist will set up Educational in-services for your department(s), either in person or via video conference
IS THIS PRODUCT A ONE-TIME USE?
The masks are all considered one-time use however can stay with the patient for the duration of their stay, making them single-patient use. The Evacuation system is a one-time purchase
DO YOU HAVE PROTOCOLS FOR USE OF THE PATHOGEN CONTAINMENT SYSTEM?
YES, Our Board Certified EM Physicians have created sample standing protocols
HOW DO I REORDER?
SAFER can set up recurrent orders with your Purchasing Department based on use or set up schedules for delivery based on your need
HOW SOON CAN I GET MY PRODUCT?
SAFER has product ready to ship. We can get your EMS and Healthcare Workers the ultimate in protection immediately.
IS IT COMFORTABLE FOR THE PATIENT? DO THEY TOLERATE IT?
The Shield does not touch the patient. It is transparent, and attaches onto the patient’s mask or laryngoscopy blade, preventing contact with patients while still providing protection