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2014-10-16 20:28:53

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: End-tidal Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) Monitors, and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide (tcpCO2) Monitors. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-10-16 12:29:38

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients Receiving Pain Medication and during Procedural Sedation TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients capnography during 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...

2014-10-14 12:30:18

St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital's Success with Capnography Strengthens Calls from Patient Safety Advocates to Make Continuous Monitoring a National Best Practice Standard of Care CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is celebrating with St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital (SJ/C) as the Savannah, Ga., institution proudly marks 10 years of being "event free" in terms of opioid-related adverse outcomes....

2014-10-09 12:30:00

Five presentations at Anesthesiology 2014 and SASM demonstrate superiority of company's ventilation monitoring technology WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respiratory Motion, Inc. - Research to be presented at Anesthesiology 2014 and the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) 4th Annual Meeting suggests that innovative technology from Respiratory Motion, Inc., may provide the early-warning system for respiratory depression that physicians have long sought to save lives...

2014-09-10 12:28:55

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients during Procedural Sedation GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glendale Adventist Medical Center recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients during moderate sedation. Sedation provides comfort to the patient while maintaining a level of responsiveness (e.g., groggy but will respond to talking or pain), as opposed to general anesthesia where the patient is completely...

2014-09-10 08:32:39

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety advises patients even "minor" surgery can have major risks CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released today four lessons learned from the death of comedian Joan Rivers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO The recent death of Joan Rivers is a reminder that even "minor" procedures can have major risks and "hidden harm." Michael Wong, JD Executive...

2014-07-10 12:30:17

CROWN POINT, Ind., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point 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 amount of carbon dioxide the...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals 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 risks...

2014-06-25 12:29:53

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ROCKFORD, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwedishAmerican 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...

2014-06-03 23:10:00

Firm's M1 Capnography Mask obtains US market authorization with support from Emergo Group. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Seattle based Monitor Mask Inc., has obtained US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) premarket notification clearance for the M1 Capnography Mask. The M1 Capnography Mask is a disposable oxygen face mask designed to monitor patient breathing by directly interfacing with a sidestream capnograph. Capnography, or exhaled CO2 monitoring, is increasingly recognized...


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