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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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