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2008-09-18 12:00:40

Covidien: What: National and local experts in respiratory, pulmonary and critical care will gather for a peer-to-peer discussion about new study results and best practices. Local and national hospitals will be recognized for improvements in patient care. Keynote presentation: "Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Prevention, Protocols, and Pay for Performance" Dr. Michael Gropper, nationally recognized critical care specialist Facilitated panel discussion highlights: -- Results...

2008-07-28 09:01:47

Covidien (NYSE: COV, BSX: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the U.S. commercial availability of Covidien Imaging Solutions' contrast delivery system with radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. The components integrate RFID technology to create a system that is designed to aid in patient safety by helping to reduce the risk of medical errors in radiology departments. Covidien's contrast delivery system combines its unit-dose RFID-enabled...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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