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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...

2014-06-03 12:36:10

ST. LOUIS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Des Peres 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 risks because the medications used can also suppress the patient's breathing....

2014-05-30 23:06:49

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors markets. Global market for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors is projected to reach US$538.8 million by 2020, driven by aging population, growing patient monitoring needs, increasing prevalence of breathing disorders, favorable regulations, and technological advancements. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Growing prevalence of breathing disorders and aging population...

2014-05-21 08:30:17

Capnography Maximizes Patient Protection YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) hospitals have expanded their use of capnography, or breath monitoring, to include patients outside the operating room. St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center join a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing this state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Not getting enough oxygen can lead to...

2014-05-20 12:32:44

CHICAGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarm fatigue, which can occur when physicians and nurses become desensitized to clinical alarms, could be reduced by improving the training of clinicians and customizing the default settings on alarms used to monitor patients, leading opioid safety experts said in a recent webinar. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO Hosted by the Premier Safety Institute as part of its Advisor Live series, the March 4 webinar included: --...


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