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2009-09-28 15:21:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, led by Dr. John C.

2009-09-28 15:17:49

Contrary to current policies recommending that non-invasive ventilation be avoided during an infectious outbreak, the authors of a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) argue that it should be used in this setting.

2009-09-22 09:07:20

Virtually anyone has the skills to safely insert a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) to keep a patient's airway open during resuscitation, and medical expertise isn't required – perhaps just a familiarity with ER, House or Grey's Anatomy.

2009-07-17 12:57:48

Doctors are finding ways to reduce the agony for infants undergoing painful procedures such as heel lances to draw blood, Australian researchers said. Studies have shown poorly managed pain in infants can have immediate and long-term physiological and behavioral effects, Australian researchers wrote in the Journal of Pain. As a result, pediatric researchers have recommended reducing the number of painful procedures routinely administered, giving oral sucrose before and during minor painful...

2009-05-20 08:00:00

-Unique microthin cuff designed to reduce micro-aspiration, a known cause of VAP- ROSWELL, Ga., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care announced the presentation of data related to the Kimberly-Clark Microcuff Adult Endotracheal (ET) Tube at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) meeting in San Diego this week.

2009-04-29 09:03:28

General anesthesia (GA) is associated with an increased risk of infant intubation and low Apgar scores, relative to regional anesthesia.

2009-03-24 12:09:09

Television medical dramas such as NBC's ER influence how real life doctors perform some medical procedures, Canadian researchers found. Dr.

2008-11-13 12:00:05

Patients going under the knife should be allowed to breathe easy thanks to new innovations. Respiratory depression (RD) can arise during normal physician-supervised procedures such as surgical or post-operative analgesia, and as a result of normal post-operative patient management.

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Hospira, a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, has announced that the FDA has approved a new indication for Precedex, the company's innovative drug for in-hospital sedation.

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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,...

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