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2014-01-28 23:04:43

5i Sciences appoints three new Directors to its Board, and raises $2MM to further development of its products in anesthesia care and sleep medicine. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 5i Sciences Inc., a medical technology company focused on airway management products, announces the appointment of three new Directors to its Board: Mr. Avram Miller, Dena Bravata, M.D., and Mr. David Goldsmith. Mr. Miller will become the Board’s Vice-Chairman and a member of the Board’s Executive...

2014-01-28 08:29:28

Digital device provides objective data to reduce air leaks and improve outcomes MCHENRY, Ill., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela Healthcare announced research results showing that surgical patients who were managed with digital chest drainage system Thopaz(TM) had a significantly shorter postoperative length of stay and chest tube duration, due to reduced air leak duration, compared to those managed with traditional devices. Results from a recent global study that included 400...

2014-01-23 12:29:41

Saving 18,562 ICU Days; 55,189 Total Hospital Days and More Than $38 million for Hospital Partners ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care®, the nation's largest provider of tele-ICU services, has announced 60 percent growth in the number of ICU beds monitored in 2013, indicating the value of the solution. The company's continued growth demonstrates the increasing need for tele-ICU support as a result of a rapidly aging population, shortage of ICU intensivists and staff,...

2014-01-23 08:22:24

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Market for Positive Airway Pressure Devices Through 2018 Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the positive airway pressure devices (PAP Devices) in the US through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)-- Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure...

2014-01-20 12:22:04

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Mechanical Ventilators Market (Critical Care, Neonatal and Transport & Portable Mechanical Ventilators, and Swivels & Connectors) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019The global mechanical ventilators market is expected to witness notable growth primarily because of rapid technological innovation in the design and portability of these...

2014-01-16 16:24:04

ReportsnReports.com adds Hospital Patient Multi - Parameter Monitors: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 research report to its store. DALLAS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The study on Hospital Patient Multi - Parameter Monitors Market has 230 pages, 102 tables and figures. Whereas cardiac monitor units were initially used in newly created critical care units, now many patients with primary disease conditions other than cardiac disease also have...

2014-01-16 14:04:47

An endotracheal extubation training video produced by Rafael Ortega, MD, the vice-chair of academic affairs for the department of anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of anesthesiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and his colleagues is featured in this week's New England Journal of Medicine. The training video, which is the seventh BMC-produced video to appear in the NEJM's Videos in Clinical Medicine section, provides best practices for physicians...

2014-01-16 12:31:19

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North America Respiratory Devices Market Growth and Forecast To 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the North American region and its countries; Canada and the US. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends...

2014-01-16 12:31:16

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Europe Respiratory Devices Market Opportunity and Growth Trends Forecast Till 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the European region and its countries; France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for...

2014-01-16 12:30:57

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Respiratory Devices Market Report, 2005 - 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for US respiratory devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level. It's vital...


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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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