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LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. , a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new indication for Precedex(R), the company's innovative drug for in-hospital sedation.
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce an innovative GlideScope(R) Video Laryngoscope designed specifically for bariatric use.
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce GlideScope(R) single-use video laryngoscope products for preterm and neonatal patients.
Patients breathing through a silver-coated endotracheal tube while on a ventilator were 36 percent less likely to develop pneumonia, U.S. researchers said.
C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced the publication of the North American Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tube (NASCENT) clinical study results in the August 20, 2008 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
JERUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion Systems Ltd.
By Carla McClain, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Sep. 1--The death of Tucson attorney Kimberley A. Taylor after undergoing cosmetic surgery was caused by a failed attempt to intubate her when she stopped breathing during the operation, a lawsuit filed by the family says.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Doctors plan to perform on Sunday a tracheotomy on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a surgical procedure that will help wean him off a respirator, a hospital statement said.
By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Noninvasive mechanical ventilation via a facemask reduces the need to insert a tube to aid breathing -- a procedure called intubation -- in a significant number of patients with acute respiratory failure, with the possible exception of those with pneumonia, according to results of a study.
Across the United States, many patients require insertion of emergency breathing tubes before arriving to a hospital, but emergency medicine researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found that many paramedics â€“ the highest level of prehospital providers â€“ do not get enough clinical experience in this life-saving skill.
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,...