# OF ICU EQUIPMENT IN SYRIA:
- Number of mechanical ventilators available for adults was 124, of which 19 required maintenance.
- Very few arterial blood gases (ABG) devices were available at the hospitals, in proportion to the number of ICU beds. They did not exceed 12 ABG devices; half of which were out of order. Number of mechanical ventilators for newborns and pediatrics was 31 only, where 3 out of the 31 were out of order, and only 6 were neonatal mechanical ventilators at all the hospitals that have been surveyed.