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2014-09-29 08:30:10

Data reveals truly continuous glucose sensor delivers clinically relevant accuracy throughout length of stay in critically ill patients OXFORD, England, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-09-22 23:05:17

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Respiratory Care Equipment and Supplies markets.

2014-09-18 12:29:35

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Temperature Management Market by Product (Surface & Intravascular Systems- Warming

2014-09-15 08:28:54

ResMed AirView(TM) patient management system and Fairview Health Services' electronic health record (EHR) system securely exchange patient data to improve patient outcomes and drive operational efficiencies SAN

2014-09-12 08:24:48

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sepsis is a life threatening, debilitating disease that impacts millions of people worldwide.

2014-09-11 08:28:26

Preventing infections and fighting Sepsis to save 800,000 lives each year LONDON and JENA, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current outbreak of the

2014-09-10 12:28:55

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients during Procedural Sedation GLENDALE, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-09 12:28:55

Breathe NIOV System Also Wins European Respiratory Society POINT Award IRVINE, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-08 16:24:59

WWII Veteran Bob Scott to Tour Washington, D.C. Memorials Using the Breathe NIOV System IRVINE, Calif., Sept.


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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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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.