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Williams Lake physician part of COSMIC Medical group developing ‘bubble helmet’ for COVID-19 (SPH)

(Photo credit: The Williams Lake Tribune)
(Photo credit: The Williams Lake Tribune)

A Williams Lake physician is collaborating with a Vancouver-based non-profit organization to develop a helmet-based ventilation system for patients with COVID-19.

Dr. Ivan Scrooby said the group — COSMIC Medical — came together to develop devices to treat patients with the virus and the bubble helmet was one of the ideas they came up with.

Edgcumbe said his experience with Dr. Scrooby continues to inform his own practice in medicine down at St. Paul’s Hospital where staff deals with addictions all the time.

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