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2014-09-05 04:20:47

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its innovative range of sleep and respiratory disease management solutions at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich from 6 - 10 September, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/NE67640LOGO-b At the ERS International Congress, Philips will exhibit sleep and respiratory innovations that span the continuum...

2014-09-03 12:31:06

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Health announced today that it acquired the latest patient ventilator technology, designed to provide respiratory support for acutely ill patients in the intensive care unit. This new technology provides clinicians with a simple, safe and smart way to care for ventilated patients in the acute care setting. The ventilator is designed to help clinicians move patients off mechanical ventilation as soon as possible. Patients...

2014-09-02 08:29:33

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) has introduced the Astral(TM) 100 and Astral(TM) 150 devices in the United States. The Astral platform is ResMed's new generation of portable, lightweight, and user-friendly life support ventilators. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141596 ResMed's new Astral life support ventilators offer unparalleled mobility and ease of use for patients suffering from neuromuscular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-08-26 08:27:51

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China has yet to claim first or second billing in healthcare product markets, despite its roughly 1.4 billion residents. But the clinical nutrition market is an exception, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. China's potential is already evident in clinical nutrition with Kalorama Information estimating it to be the second largest national market. The finding was made in Kalorama Information's new report The World...

2014-08-20 08:27:50

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy Breathe, the fastest growing online sleep apnea shopping destination, today announced that its "Easy Blog" - has received more than 4.5 million unique page views since the start of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/LA78920LOGO "We are thrilled that so many people are finding our blog and reading our articles," said Nick Weiss, CEO of Easy Breathe. "We're committed to making sleep apnea more widely known and hope that people...

2014-08-19 12:29:01

New respiratory therapy device uses sound waves at different frequencies to promote Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT). TUSCON, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westmed, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices used in respiratory therapy and anesthesia, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted it 510(k) clearance to market the company's Vibralung(®) Acoustical Percussor. The device is intended for use by...

2014-08-13 23:09:35

Music therapist works with infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 On the door of Jayce Skobel’s door in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital hangs a sign that reads, “Limited stimulation.” Jayce was born October 21, 2013, weighing 1 pound, 2.5 ounces. Months later, he remains a very fragile, often anxious baby, who relies heavily on machines and medicine. But recently, his medical team introduced a...

2014-08-13 12:28:06

An Intravenous Fat Emulsion Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Nutrilipid(®) 20% (I.V. fat emulsion) for parenteral nutrition therapy in adult & pediatric patients. Nutrilipid 20% is indicated as a source of calories and essential fatty acids for parenteral...

2014-08-12 08:30:50

NEW YORK, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research released new market report on "Global Market Study on Home Infusion Therapy: Needless Connectors to Witness Highest Growth by 2020", the global home infusion therapy market is estimated at USD 15.9 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 26.7 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 9.0% from 2014 to 2020. Browse the full Global Market Study on Home Infusion Therapy: Needless Connectors to Witness...

2014-08-11 04:22:05

Platform Maximizes the Power of Data from Diagnosis to Patient Engagement for the Benefit of All Stakeholders in the Care Continuum SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) today announced Air Solutions, a new forward-thinking connected care solution for treating sleep-disordered breathing that can benefit all stakeholders in the care continuum. The ResMed Air Solutions platform has data-driven components that span from diagnosis to treatment, compliance management...


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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