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2014-05-14 20:22:55

HANOVER, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emma J. McClain, B.S.N., CEN, CCRN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as the Assistant Service Chief ICU with the United States Department of Defense. In her current position, Emma specializes in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing. Throughout her career in Healthcare, she has served as a Flight Nurse with the Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team, and...

2014-05-12 04:21:45

Astral 100 and Astral 150 Redefine Mobile Life Support Ventilation SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) today introduced a new platform of portable, lightweight, and user-friendly life support ventilators in select European and Asia-Pacific markets with the launch of the Astral(TM) 100 and Astral(TM) 150. Already a leading player with its Elisée(TM) and VS III(TM) devices, ResMed's new generation of Astral life support ventilators offer unparalleled mobility and ease of...

2014-05-08 16:26:06

BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PBM Capital proudly announces the availability of Truefit(TM) CPAP supplies and accessories nationwide through Walmart.com(TM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85851 Truefit(TM) has filters for more than 60 popular CPAP machines, replacement hoses & tubing, and a full line of accessories- like chinstraps, headgear, cleaning solutions, gel pads, and hose wraps- that can help improve the quality of your CPAP therapy. Bacteria and...

2014-05-08 08:32:19

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, as well as recent business updates. The Company will host a conference call today, May 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET. Key highlights include: -- Reported an operating loss of $10.8 million and net cash outflows before...

2014-05-05 23:08:06

The patient monitoring devices market is divided into nine major segments, namely, hemodynamic, neurology, cardiac, respiratory, fetal and neonatal, multiparameter, remote patient monitors, temperature, and weight management monitors (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/patient-healthcare-monitoring-systems-devices-market-678.html). (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The “Patient Monitoring Device/ Equipment/System Market by Product (Blood Glucose, EEG, ECG, Capnography, Spirometer, Sleep...

2014-05-03 23:00:52

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Non-Invasive Ventilation Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The report titled "Global Non-Invasive Ventilators Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" provides an in-depth analysis of global non-invasive ventilation market with focus on flow generators and ventilation masks. The report also covers major applications and attributes of both these...

2014-04-30 12:31:16

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced with distributor Jordan Reses Supply Company that the U.S. Veteran's Administration (VA) has selected Nonin's PalmSAT Model 2500A handheld pulse oximeter for use in its hospitals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82512 Nonin's PalmSAT Model 2500A is a portable handheld pulse oximetry system with alarms...

2014-04-30 11:09:57

With better modern-day immediate post-surgical care, attention is drawn to the 30-to-90 day postoperative period as risky phase of operation has been extended, according to presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting Children with a heart defect called transposition of great arteries (TGA) are born with the two major blood vessels (aorta and the main lung artery) arising from the wrong sides of the heart. Consequently, blood is pumping inappropriately between the lungs and the rest of the...

2014-04-28 16:30:09

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Patient Monitoring Device / Equipment / System Market by Product (Blood Glucose, EEG, ECG, Capnography, Spirometer, Sleep Apnea, Pulse Oximeter, Fetal Doppler, Multiparameter, Remote, Weight, Temperature), End-user (Hospitals, Home) - Global Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Attributed to the Rising Prevalence of Neuro-degenerative Diseases, the Patient Monitoring Market in the Neuromonitoring Segment Will Be...

2014-04-22 23:09:29

Fletcher Allen's NICU marks three years with zero infections from central line catheters. Low rates of these infections throughout Fletcher Allen's ICUs are a key reason it ranked in the top ten of academic medical centers in a respected 2013 national study, and earned the #1 spot in providing safe patient care. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Fletcher Allen Health Care recently passed the milestone of going three years with zero bloodstream infections (BSI) associated with...


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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