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2013-12-02 23:02:32

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit the Comfort Neck Strap for C Pap, to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 C-PAP masks are essential to the health of certain individuals, especially those with sleep apnea. They need to be worn all night long, but the problem is that the straps can make them uncomfortable. To alleviate the pain, a pair of inventors from Hopewell, Vir., created a prototype for the patent-pending COMFORT NECK STRAP FOR...

2013-11-28 23:04:43

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Anesthesia, Respiratory and Sleep Management Device Market. London (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Several segments in the anesthesia, respiratory and sleep management device markets are expected to show resilience in the face of Europe’s budgetary restraints, growing at CAGRs of more than 3%. This market includes anesthesia delivery units and disposables, ventilators, nebulizers, respiratory disposables, oxygen therapy...

2013-11-28 23:00:32

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “China Large Volume Parenteral (LVP) Industry Report, 2013-2015” latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Under the context of China's medical reform and sustainable development of the pharmaceutical market, the output and demand of Large Volume Parenteral (LVP) which is one of the top five Chinese preparations have grown year by year. In 2006-2012, China’s injection output presented the CAGR of 19.2%. However, due to...

2013-11-26 13:39:09

Better, earlier care may mean fewer ICU admissions; implications for US as national health care reform begins A multi-institution study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that increasing the number of insured patients is not associated with higher intensive care unit (ICU) usage in Massachusetts. Because ICU care is expensive, concerns have been raised that increasing the number of insured patients would inevitably lead to...

2013-11-26 10:26:13

The findings have the potential to translate into millions of saved lives Sepsis, the body's response to severe infections, kills more people than breast cancer, prostate cancer and HIV/AIDS combined. On average, 30 percent of those diagnosed with sepsis die. A new study conducted by Jamey Marth, director of UC Santa Barbara's Center for Nanomedicine and professor of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, reports a new method to increase survival in sepsis. The results appear...

2013-11-21 23:34:52

Jill Gress has joined the Board of Directors of Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading patient advocacy organization promoting sepsis awareness. Gress is a Vice President of Harris Poll Insights, and her understanding of emerging industry trends and challenges makes her a vital addition to the Sepsis Alliance team. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading patient advocacy organization promoting sepsis awareness, today announced that Jill...


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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