Physiological Monitoring of ICU patients 

BEACON can be used to monitor the physiological parameters of an ICU ventilated patient.

BEACON uses inputs measured, data inputs from the ventilator and manual data entry by the clinician in order to provide the monitoring parameters


BEACON mounted on top of Ventilator


BEACON mounted on Trolley


BEACON mounted on rails in the ICU

Simple and Clear Monitor Screen

BEACON continuously monitors the patient, and provides an easy overview of all the physiological monitoring parameters.​

Shunt, Low V/Q & High V/Q Estimation

BEACON can be used to estimate the Gas-Exchange characteristics for the patient. It is shown as the SHUNT value (%), the Low V/Q value (delta PO2) and the High V/Q value (delta PCO2). This can be very useful, if a PEEP ti-tration maneuver is carried out and you want to verify the effect of the different PEEP levels. 

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The Gas Exchange information screen displays the estimated (measured) SHUNT, Low V/Q and High V/Q for the patient


FetO2 - is the measured expired fraction of Oxygen



FetCO2 and FeCO2 - is the measured expired fraction of Carbon Dioxide 

Vt - is the measured Tidal Volume 

Vd-ana - is the measured Anatomical deadspace volume

Vd-alv - is the measured and calculated Alveolar deadspace volume

VCO2 - is the produced Carbon Dioxide production of the patient (incl % variation over 30min)

VO2 - is the measured Oxygen Consumption of the patient (incl % variation over 30min)

REE - is the calculated Resting Energy Expenditure of the patient (incl REE in the variation period over 30min)

RQ - is the calculated difference between VO2 and VCO2

Rf - is the measured Respiratory Rate

mV - is the minute Ventilation

VA - is the Alveolar ventilation

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