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Latest Capnography Stories

2014-04-10 08:31:02

DYER and HAMMOND, Ind., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Margaret Health's Dyer and Hammond campuses recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside their operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of...

2014-04-03 12:28:40

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication CAMDEN, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper University Health Care recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses...

2013-12-17 12:26:26

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced that the company has sold a large number of RespSense(TM) capnography monitors to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The devices will be used by the hospital's respiratory care staff to monitor the breathing of patients at locations throughout the hospital such as the cardiac catheterization laboratory, the emergency room and...

2013-11-19 08:29:52

Respiratory Monitoring Maximizes Patient Protection BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood County Hospital recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the...

2013-10-31 08:34:37

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety today released an infograph on the first national survey of United States hospitals on the administration of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO) The infograph can be viewed and downloaded at http://ppahs.org/2013/10/30/infographic-first-national-survey-of-patient-controlled-analgesia-practices/ According to reports made to...

2013-10-17 08:30:45

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ROCK HILL, S.C., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Medical Center recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique...

2013-10-08 23:24:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Capnography Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Capnography market to grow at a CAGR of 20.17 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of portable capnographs. The market has also been witnessing increasing adoption of Microstream capnography. However, the lack of product...

2013-09-05 08:29:34

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication BERLIN, Md., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic General Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique...

2013-08-21 12:27:02

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Regional Medical Center recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses...

2013-08-14 08:31:17

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Promise to Amanda Foundation, an advocacy group dedicated to raising awareness about respiratory depression, announced today the release of an interactive map designed to help patients take safety into their own hands. The Hospitals That Monitor with Capnography map highlights facilities that monitor patients with capnography and pulse oximetry any time they use opioid drugs to manage pain after surgery. Built on the Google Maps...