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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurse-led
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Moberg presented its Smart Neuro ICU project during the concluding event of the SmartAmerica Challenge, a White House Presidential Innovation
TAIPEI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (Apex, TWSE: 4106) a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors, announced that it has successfully
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DENVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Naturs Design Inc., the maker of RemZzzs CPAP mask liners, is announcing the debut of a long-awaited product for customers with nasal pillows style PAP masks.
On May 23, the FDA announced that Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Infant Nasal CPAP Prongs are recalled because prongs may detach from nasal tubing and interrupt therapy.
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors markets.
On May 22, the FDA announced that Baxter Abacus TPN Calculation Software is recalled (Class I) because software errors may cause toxic/overdose symptoms.
Medical Predictive Science Corporation has broadened its portfolio of life-saving neonatal monitors with HeRO Solo – a turnkey single patient HeRO monitor; HeRO monitors detect early signs of
New Johns Hopkins research suggests that critically ill patients receiving steroids in a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) are significantly more likely to develop delirium.
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, 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 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...