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Intensive Care Units Are Incredibly Loud
2012-09-18 05:09:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bob Dylan once said, “The radio makes hideous sounds.” While many may disagree with Dylan´s statement, seriously ill patients who may not recognize sounds from the radio may agree. Recent research conducted by the University of Gothenburg and the University of BorÃ¥s found that the hospice of seriously ill patients is completed in intensive care units (ICU) that have sound levels over 20 dB higher...

2012-08-18 23:01:51

The American Accreditation Healthcare Commission recognizes the Cardinal Glennon NICU as a Neonatal Center of Excellence. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Many of the babies we deliver will spend some time at the SSM Cardinal Glennon Children´s Medical Center Dana Brown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The American Accreditation Healthcare Commission recognizes our NICU as a Neonatal Center of Excellence. In 2002, SSM was the country´s first health care organization to be...

2012-08-14 23:02:55

Advocate Health Care, one of the nation´s top health systems, is conducting an 18-month long study on how chaplains provide palliative care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), thanks to a grant from the HealthCare Chaplaincy provided by the John Templeton Foundation. Advocate was one of six organizations nationally to receive the funding. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Advocate Health Care, one of the nation´s top health systems, is conducting an 18-month long study on how...

2012-07-21 23:01:54

Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent covering a closed suction system with an integrated cleaning mechanism by the UK Patent Office. The new technology will be on the market in Europe later this year under the brand name Airway Medix. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Biovo Technologies is an innovator and manufacturer of disposable medical devices for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent...


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