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2014-04-18 12:22:40

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dorena Hyatt of Meyersdale, Pa., has been disabled since the age of 12. "My disability affected my legs and I am no longer able to walk," said Hyatt. Now 65 years old, she lives alone and maintains her independence by using a power wheelchair. A component on Hyatt's chair recently broke, causing the electric unit to hang off the frame. But getting her chair fixed proved to be a bigger problem than it should have been. "After talking to...

2014-04-17 16:26:37

Dynamic Healthcare Services Strategically Expands Its Business and Product Offerings in the Western New Jersey and Southern New York Metro Market with the RespaTech, LLC Acquisition HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Healthcare Services, Inc. ("DHS"), a portfolio company of GMH Ventures LLC ("GMH") and Lakewood Capital, LLC, announced today that it acquired RespaTech, LLC ("RespaTech") of Kenvil, NJ on March 31, 2014. The terms of the acquisition were not...

2014-04-17 12:27:05

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Current and Future Playershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_current_future_players.htmlMediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Current and Future PlayersSummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient is suspected of having a particular...

2014-04-17 08:31:36

Using Ultrasonic Waves HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Funktional Beverages, Inc. has designed a can that turns its Purple soda line from liquid into a gas cloud that you can inhlale. The flavors of the all Purple sodas are sucked through a straw and fill the mouth with the flavor and the nose with aroma of the drink. The drink is available in Grape, Cola, Berry, Lemon-Lime and Green Apple. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75755) The soda clouds...

2014-04-16 23:13:58

Board Certified Pedorthist joins Denver shoe store. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Longtime Denver footwear retailer Dardano’s has added Certified Pedorthist Kimberly Leskovisek to its Foot Comfort Center. Lescovisek joins pedorthist Darin Robinson to give Dardano’s two full-time certified pedorthists to serve a growing number of customers who seek customized fittings for athletic, corrective, and everyday footwear. Lescovisek received her pedorthic certification in 2010 after...

2014-04-16 16:27:08

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Laparoscopic Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_laparoscopic_devices_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laparoscopic Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric...

2014-04-16 16:26:20

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Worldwide Market for Infusion Pumpshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/worldwide_market_infusion_pumps.htmlThis report, Infusion Pump Markets, is Kalorama Information's most current and complete research into infusion pump devices used for patient treatment and nutrition. With an aging population and increased need for healthcare services, this...

2014-04-16 16:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Diagnostic Opthalmic Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/u_s_market_diagnostic_opthalmic_devices.htmlAbstract:The market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continues to expand, driven by strong growth in revenue from optical coherence tomographers (OCTs). In 2013, the market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continued on a trajectory of...

2014-04-16 16:25:41

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Prefilled Syringes Market (Glass and Plastic) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_delivery/prefilled_syringes_market_glass_plastic_global_industry_analysis_size_volume_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.htmlPrefilled syringes represent one of the fastest growing segments among the...

2014-04-16 12:30:09

LAVAL, QC, April 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) announced today the successful completion of new scanner technology destined for the orthopedic industry. More accurate than traditional cast-making methods that rely on plaster bandaging, this technology means orthotists will no longer resort to plaster when applying casts. This newly developed technology is easy to use and very safe. Now any body part can be scanned in both 3D and in real time. Scanned files...


Latest Medical equipment 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,...

Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

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...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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