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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....

2014-03-06 08:30:51

PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE) ("Echo"), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, is pleased to announce that its clinical study of Symphony was selected for poster presentation at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) from March 18-21, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The study will be presented by the...

2014-03-05 08:30:42

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunexpress Group (Immunexpress) and Debiopharm Diagnostics SA (Debiopharm), today announced the securing of six million U.S. dollars from a financing round, led by Debiopharm. The funding will be used to advance development of the Immunexpress SeptiCyte(R) technology and bring one of the company's late-stage sepsis diagnostic products through to market. Immunexpress is a molecular diagnostic company...

2014-02-27 23:26:37

GoCPAP.com helps alleviate the concerns of individuals with high deductible health plans who require CPAP machines and supplies but struggle with the associated high costs. Patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and other respiratory diseases can now purchase the equipment and obtain the care they need at a discounted rate. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 GoCPAP.com was created by a team of sleep therapy experts with over 54 years of combined experience in the Home...

2014-02-26 16:27:17

AMHERST, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONY, Inc., a pioneer in neonatal pharmaceutical development, has reached an agreement with Recordati Rare Diseases to co-promote NeoProfen(®) (ibuprofen lysine) Injection. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/CL72787LOGO ) NeoProfen® is indicated to close a clinically significant Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) in premature infants weighing between 500 and 1500 grams, who are no more than 32 weeks gestational age when...

2014-02-25 13:43:31

A computerized safety checklist that automatically pulls information from patients' electronic medical records was associated with a threefold drop in rates of one serious type of hospital-acquired infection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. The study, conducted in the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit, targeted bloodstream infections that begin in central lines - catheters inserted...

2014-02-24 08:30:20

First Multi-Parameter Monitor with Contact-Free Sensing to Help Providers Avoid Adverse Events WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense(®), the market leader in proactive patient care solutions, together with Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, announced today an ongoing strategic partnership. Both companies have recently introduced technologically advanced products, including a wide range...

2014-02-24 08:30:19

DUBLIN, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghb74v/mechanical ) has announced the addition of the "Mechanical Ventilators Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghb74v/mechanical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Mechanical ventilators are a critical...

2014-02-24 08:22:05

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using analytical technology developed to detect launched missiles, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has discovered a way to identify sepsis, a potentially fatal blood condition, between 14 to 16 hours earlier than physicians currently do. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b "Vitals and lab data are, essentially, continuously updated streams of information - just like missile signals detected by our defense systems,"...


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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