Latest Intensive care medicine Stories
Acquires Operations of Primary Critical Care Medical Group KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.
Five presentations at Anesthesiology 2014 and SASM demonstrate superiority of company's ventilation monitoring technology WALTHAM, Mass., Oct.
WAYNE, N.J., Oct.
Annual Award from FierceMedicalDevices Names 15 Top Innovative and Market-Disrupting Medical Device Companies IRVINE, Calif., Oct.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct.
AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moberg Research, Inc.
Setting Safe Maximum Patient Limits for Nurses in all Intensive Care Units CANTON, Mass., Oct.
WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Seamless workflows between Brightree and ResMed's U-Sleep(TM) and AirView(TM) platforms create new efficiencies for providers and better outcomes for patients. SAN DIEGO, Sept.
Data reveals truly continuous glucose sensor delivers clinically relevant accuracy throughout length of stay in critically ill patients OXFORD, England, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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, 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 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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