Medtronic is publicly sharing the designs for one of its ventilator models to help people across the world to devise options for rapid ventilator manufacturing.
The move is designed to help doctors and patients combat the impact of Covid-19.
The Puritan Bennet 560 has been on sale for ten years and is sold in 35 countries around the world. It is suitable for both adults and children and can be used in hospitals and in home settings.
The company has published product and service manuals as well as design requirement documents, manufacturing documents and schematics on its website for others to access.