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2015-05-13 12:29:59

Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time WARRINGTON, Pa., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc.

2015-05-07 16:30:30

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc.

2015-05-01 08:27:27

National study published in American Journal of Critical Care identifies factors that impact ratios, provides guidance for staffing ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-30 08:42:35

- IntelligentAir technology, a ResMed first, tailors therapy to individual breathing needs SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) today announced its Lumis(TM)

2015-04-28 23:03:42

Two leaders in patient safety from the Johns Hopkins Health System were named to Becker's Hospital Review’s list of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety.” St.

2015-04-24 08:31:06

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company commercializing its European Union approved CytoSorb®

2015-04-21 23:11:55

Awarded National Science Foundation grant to improve care for vulnerable newborns San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 Invictus Medical has secured

2015-04-21 04:25:08

Demand for all-in-one devices for the neonatal intensive care unit is on the rise, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The saturated European market for infant

2015-04-16 23:01:18

Latest Hayes, Inc.


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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