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2008-04-01 09:01:20

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced an agreement with ClearCount Medical Solutions to distribute the first system cleared by the Food and Drug Administration that integrates both counting and detection for sponge management during surgeries.

2006-07-18 01:25:52

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Radiofrequency ID (RFID) chips, similar to those implanted in products to deter theft, may help prevent sponges and other materials from being left in a patient during surgery, the findings from a small study suggest.

2006-07-18 01:25:00

Radiofrequency ID (RFID) chips, similar to those implanted in products to deter theft, may help prevent sponges and other materials from being left in a patient during surgery, the findings from a small study suggest.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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