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2014-03-31 23:26:52

Therapeutic Hypothermia equipment market has over 10 devices, yet Therapeutic Hypothermia remains underused. Currently available Hypothermia systems are either ineffective, or too difficult to use, or impractical, however, new device patented by Sergei Shushunov, MD will the revolutionize hypothermia equipment market. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 1.3 million Americans every year suffer cardiac arrest and stroke resulting in brain injury. Damage occurs when the body is deprived of oxygen for...

2014-03-26 12:28:36

CINCINNATI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Septic shock is a severe systemic infection and major cause of death for the old and young alike. Unfortunately, researchers say testing new drug regimens to stop the infection is confounded because clinical trials include patients who are either too sick to be saved by experimental therapies or not sick enough to warrant the treatments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In a study published in the April...

2014-03-24 23:03:48

Stephen A. McClave, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, presented on Parenteral Nutrition/Fad Diets. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Gastroenterology Volume 28, Issue 02: Nutrition, Part 2: Parenteral Nutrition/Fad Diets. The goal of this program is to improve the use of parenteral nutrition (PN) in the hospitalized patient and promote healthy eating for weight loss. After hearing and...

2014-03-21 08:24:51

Company Introduces Next-Generation OptiScanner 6000; Platform to Add Real-Time Monitoring of Key Hemodynamic Measures in ICU Settings BRUSSELS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU)/critical care units (CCU), introduced its next-generation OptiScanner((TM) )product as part of a special symposium at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine...

2014-03-20 08:29:59

WALTHAM, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense®, the market leader in contact free monitoring solutions, today revealed significant results of a 7,643 patient outcome study conducted by researchers from Harvard University Medical School and published at The American Journal of Medicine. Results of the study concluded that continuous monitoring with the EarlySense System on a medical-surgical unit is associated with a significant decrease in patients' total length of stay...

2014-03-14 16:22:58

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) is featuring the Progressa® bed system, the next generation of intensive care unit (ICU) bed systems, at the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. The Progressa bed system is a therapeutic system designed to treat and prevent complications of immobility. It features a state-of-the-art design that supports treatment goals and was engineered to help address patient...

2014-03-13 08:28:38

Conference Call Today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET WARRINGTON, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, as well as recent business updates. The Company will host a conference call today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. Conference call details are below. Key highlights...

2014-03-13 08:27:59

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses in the intensive care unit, announced that it will sponsor a research symposium entitled: "SIRS and SEPSIS - New Therapy with CytoSorb®" at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2014) in Brussels, Belgium next week. The program is scheduled for...

2014-03-11 16:26:16

Company launches anti-fungal AmBisome® as one of the segment's first product offerings MUMBAI, India and PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world's leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, has launched a Critical Care segment in India. The new segment focuses on anti-fungal, antibiotics and anti-coagulant therapies. AmBisome(®), a leading...

2014-03-07 08:25:37

Fastest Growing Website for Sleep Apnea is Now #1 in Alexa.com Rankings LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy Breathe, Inc., the fastest growing online destination for sleep apnea products and information, today announced that its flagship website, EasyBreathe.com, is now the most popular website in America devoted to sleep apnea. According to Alexa.com, the global leader in web analytics, Easy Breathe took over the #1 position at the end of February 2014....


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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