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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support in awake, non-intubated patients may be an effective strategy for bridging patients to lung transplantation.
The lightweight, portable scope is versatile and covers full range of patient needs. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 ORSupply.com, the largest
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) recommends capnography for reducing opioid-induced postoperative respiratory depression Jerusalem/Needham, MA (PRWEB)
Guidelines that reduce the use of mechanical ventilation with premature infants in favor of a gentler form of respiratory support can profoundly affect those childrenâ€™s outcomes while reducing the cost of care.
BOTHELL, Wash., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VerathonÂ® has enhanced the capability of its GlideScopeÂ® Cobalt AVL video laryngoscope by adding a new GVLÂ® 2.5 Stat size designed for small children.
In hundreds of interviews in five states with family members of persons who had advanced dementia, researchers found that their decision-making process for whether to insert a feeding tube often lacked necessary information for informed consent.
Study concludes that use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage from serious airway problems in intensive care units Jerusalem, Israel / Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 03, 2011 Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnographyâ„¢ family of decision support tools for the monitoring of effective ventilation, today heralded a landmark British study concluding that the use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage...
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,...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.