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Current guidelines to help prevent bloodstream infections during intravenous feeding may need revisions to strengthen protections for patients.
Live webinar July 17 features leading experts in microbiology, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
Measure Now Moves to the Governor CANTON, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Massachusetts Senate cast a unanimous vote today to pass a landmark measure that will codify
CHOP Expert Leads Telemedicine Study Aimed at Improving Outcomes in Underserved Children PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trained non-physician evaluators who
Global Mechanical Ventilators Market 2014-2018 says the growing number of aged patients in ICUs has raised the demand for mechanical ventilators. Dallas, Texas
A provocative study links prolonged episodes of sepsis — a life-threatening infection and leading cause of death in hospitals — to the reactivation of otherwise dormant viruses in the body.
A new study finds that late-stage sepsis, a leading cause of death in hospitals, is linked to prolonged episodes of infection with reactivation of otherwise-dormant viruses in the body.
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
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...
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