Umoya resources

OxERA Instruction Compilation

OxERA Instructions By Subject

Assembly & Therapy

Managing a patient on the OxERA

What if a patient’s condition does not improve

Weaning a patient off OxERA

Patient selection for the OxERA

A Breath of Fresh Air in COVID-19’s Second Wave

For doctors on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, manpower and resources have been stretched to the limit as the deadly second wave continues to ravage the country.

With oxygen suppliers battling to keep up with the demand, Carte Blanche meets a local doctor from Frere Provincial Hospital in the Eastern Cape with a unique combination of skills, training and friends that have enabled him to devise the ingenious OxERA device.

Already recognised by the government’s regulatory authorities, the proudly local invention has enabled doctors to help some critically ill patients receive oxygen and prevent their lungs from collapsing – for many, the difference between life and death.