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2014-10-21 12:31:37

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one-attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Oct. 22 to alert the public about deteriorating patient care...

2014-10-14 12:30:35

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one-attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, will hold a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 16 to alert the public about deteriorating patient care...

2014-10-14 12:29:11

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Fratantoni, MD, MPH, leads the Children's National Health System research team that has received a $2 million, three-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how parent navigators can help families and children with fragile medical conditions successfully manage the transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the home. Dr. Fratantoni will assess the impact of...

2014-10-10 08:24:20

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced that three TeamHealth Anesthesia clinicians have been selected to present at the American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) ANESTHESIOLOGY(TM) 2014 annual meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from Oct. 11 to 15, 2014. TeamHealth Anesthesia will also support the conference as an exhibitor in booth #2015. The...

2014-10-10 08:23:42

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO) is proud to announce that it was named the Health sector winner at the 2014 GREAT Tech Awards Gala last evening. Sponsored by United Kingdom Trade & Investment and the British Consulate General New York, the GREAT Tech Awards selected one winner in each of six categories from a pool of 120 high growth companies from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut....

2014-10-09 16:27:50

Acquires Operations of Primary Critical Care Medical Group KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Burbank, Calif.-based Primary Critical Care Medical Group (PCCMG). Specializing primarily in hospital and critical care medicine, PCCMG provides clinical services through partnerships with four...

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...

2014-10-07 08:29:37

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Medical Systems announced a collaboration with PULSION Medical Systems wherein Maquet will distribute PULSION's PiCCO hemodynamic monitoring technology and ProAQT perioperative hemodynamic management products. Maquet is the majority shareholder in Pulsion. "Nearly 1,000 publications worldwide have confirmed the accuracy and clinical benefit of the PiCCO technology, and we're delighted to augment our product portfolio through this...

2014-10-06 12:29:10

Annual Award from FierceMedicalDevices Names 15 Top Innovative and Market-Disrupting Medical Device Companies IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, announced today that it has been named to the 2014 FierceMedicalDevices Fierce 15. The designation is awarded to 15 companies selected by FierceMedicalDevices editors...

2014-10-03 08:24:10

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening conditions, announced the launch of its International CytoSorb® Treatment Registry, established and managed by the Center of Clinical Trials at the University of Jena, Germany. The registry will collect worldwide CytoSorb® treatment and pharmacovigilance data, voluntarily submitted by treating...


Latest Intensive care medicine Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
2013-04-30 13:11:12

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, is best described as long term life support occurring outside the patient’s body. It should be noted, however, that ECMO is temporary and typically lasts three to ten days on average. ECMO is a means of oxygenating blood without it having to circulate inside the body, and thus allows time for essential recovery of the heart and lungs. ECMO comes with many serious risks and is only used in severe cases of cardiac or respiratory failure...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.