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COVID-19 Resource Center

Right now, we at Getinge are doing our utmost to support the courageous clinicians around the world in their fight against the global pandemic, COVID-19.

Here, you will find help and guidance on how to get the most from our offerings in treating your patients, as well as other practical information and advice.

Ventilator Training Alliance

Centralized ventilator training repository

The Ventilator Training Alliance app connects you with ventilator training resources of several of the world’s ventilator manufacturers, including instructional how-to videos, manuals, troubleshooting guides, and other ventilator-operation expertise critical to treating patients suffering from COVID-19-related respiratory distress.

To download the Ventilator Training Alliance knowledge hub application, visit the Apple App Store or Google Play store, or access the hub from any Web browser.


Visit the knowledge hub via web browser

Get your cases back on track with Torin OptimalQ

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for a proactive approach in preparing for future events, and digital transformation is the key.

We encourage healthcare facilities to begin their digital transition with our Torin OptimalQ. For a broader scope and increased cost efficiencies, our OR Management Portfolio of digital solutions that focus on surgical patient flow is ideal to take surgical planning with real-time analytics to the next level.

Learn how Torin OptimalQ can help you prioritize your surgery schedule

Support and Guidance

To help you ensure the best treatments in combating COVID-19, we are compiling information on how to utilize our products and solutions in the most effective manner. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, please check back here for newly posted documents, guides and materials.


Intensive care ventilators. A primary option for treatment of COVID-19 patients in the ICU

Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators supports lung-protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the primary option during the monitoring and treatment of COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

This whitepaper outlines the functions of ICU ventilators as primary COVID-19 patient monitoring and support as compared to transport/emergency ventilators and non-invasive (NIV) ventilation.

Download the whitepaper

Ventilating ICU patients using Flow-i, Flow-c and Flow-e anesthesia machines

Customer notification letter: COVID-19 Pandemic

Servo-u Compass

Use of longer panel cables for Servo ventilators

In response to recent inquiries, we have designed a longer user interface cable for use between the patient unit and user interface module of the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilator systems. Details of this emergency use cable and its availability may be found in this letter.

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Servo u/n Cleaning Presentation

Cleaning guidelines for the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators. Slide deck with illustrations in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Servo-n Screen neonatal ventilator

Enabling ventilation of adults with the Servo-n neonatal / pediatric ventilator

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the potential use of the Servo-n neonatal/pediatric ventilator for ventilation of Adult patients.

Use of out-of-service ventilator systems

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide the following statement regarding the use of our older out-of-service ventilator systems:

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Ventilation of isolated patients with Servo-i

Information on remote monitoring and control of the Servo-i when a longer cable is utilized to ventilate isolated patients.

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Reprocessing information for Servo ventilators for emergency use during COVID-19

In view of the situation with the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we hereby want to provide guidance on the reprocessing of Servo ventilators, i.e. the cleaning and disinfection between patients.

Extracorporeal Life Support

Use of Getinge oxygenators and cardiopulmonary products in COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 patients

Due to the current situation with person-to-person spread of coronavirus (COVID-19/ SARS-CoV-2) we have received frequent inquiries about the usage of our oxygenators and cardiopulmonary products with COVID-19 patients. The following Q&A provides an overview about the current situation.

Cardiohelp System

Cardiohelp Emergency Use Authorization for Covid-19

Getinge is pleased to announce that Cardiohelp (including HLS Set Advanced disposables) can be used in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) procedures greater than six hours for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the U.S. This is according to guidance provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 6 that temporarily grants Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and expands the availability of devices to address the public health emergency.

Provided here is a letter and associated instructions for use for the Cardiohelp System.


Cardiosave Hybrid

IPC measures for the use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

In view of the situation with the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we hereby want to provide guidance on appropriate infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) when treating patients with a confirmed or suspected infection.

Other Support Materials

Tec-Quat 128 Customer Letter

Tec-Quat 128 can be used against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) when used in accordance with the directions for use against Norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces.

Please download our customer letter for more details and recommended dosage.

nurse monitoring the Getinge 86-Series disinfector

Getinge reprocessing solutions and COVID-19

We are receiving a number of inquiries regarding the effectiveness of our reprocessing solution's ability to inactivate COVID-19.

This letter is to assure you that you can render COVID-19 inactive on medical devices by following the Instructions For Use (IFU’s) for cleaning and disinfection/sterilization of the device or instrument.

Servo-U mit patienten und krankenschwestern

Improve your knowledge of mechanical ventilation

Servo is a family of easy to use critical care ventilators with tools to help you reduce complications and wean earlier during invasive and non-invasive ventilation.

Visit Getinge Training to access our online training for Servo ventilators, from basic startup to in-depth learning modules.


Visit Getinge Training

Getinge News on Covid-19

As the situation evolves, we are committed to keeping you updated on COVID-19, and the measures we are undertaking to support clinicians around the world.

Getinge ventilator production Solna, Sweden

On a mission to build ventilators that save lives

Meet Getinge’s operator whose mission it is to build ventilators that provide life support for critically ill patients, every single day.

Servo ventilator production in Solna, Sweden

Getinge increases production capacity of ventilators

Getinge increases production capacity of ventilators by 60% to support the needs of global Intensive Care Units.

Get your cases back on track with Torin OptimalQ

Prioritizing surgeries and building an accurate surgery schedule is your best way to decrease the backlog caused by COVID-19. Learn how the Torin OptimalQ solution can help you optimize your surgery schedule.

Treatment options and solutions

For more in-depth information, we have gathered findings on applicable therapies, treatments, and offerings which may be helpful when treating patients with COVID-19.

Mechanical Ventilation

Easy to use critical care ventilators with tools to help you reduce complications and wean earlier during invasive and non-invasive ventilation - from ICU to intermediate care and for all patient categories.

Read more about Mechanical Ventilation

Ventilatory Support

Keep your patients safe and comfortable with tools that encourage patient-ventilator synchrony, minimizing the need for sedation, reducing complications and promoting early weaning.

Read more about Ventilatory Support

Diaphragm Monitoring

Whether you are interested in trying to limit diaphragm injury, reduce sedation and over-assist, or get better insight on patient-ventilator weaning, diaphragm monitoring can help you move forward.

Read more about Diaphragm Monitoring


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a syndrome that appears to be under recognized, undertreated, and associated with a high mortality rate. ARDS is progressive with an early treatment window that can be exploited.

Read more about ARDS

Advanced Patient Monitoring

With the know-how of Advanced Patient Monitoring, we guide you to define the best individual treatment for patients with challenging hemodynamics conditions. Our monitoring platform features an intuitive interface that adapts to a wide range of patient types and clinical conditions for immediate diagnosis and management of cardiovascular conditions.

Read more about Advanced Patient Monitoring

Advanced Patient Monitoring documents

Advanced Monitoring

Practice-oriented monitoring systems and disposables that are used for diagnosis and treatment of the critically ill patient.

Read more about Advanced Monitoring

Extracorporeal Life Support

The Cardiohelp System is a compact heart-lung support system suitable for all indications requiring extracorporeal circulation for cardiopulmonary support. It can be used for up to 6 hours.

Read more about Extracorporeal Life Support

Life Science

Discover our products and solutions within biopharmaceutical production, biomedical research, medical device manufacturing, and laboratory applications.

Read more about Life Science

External resources

A collection of valuable resources available on line, to guide and help you.

General Public Health Resources

WHO (global)

CDC (U.S.A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

ECDC - European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Studies / Clinical Materials

Study: Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China

The New England Journal of Medicine

The Lancet

The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2


Trainings offered by external organizations

Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM)
“Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians”


Additional questions?

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