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2014-10-30 23:14:07

Popular models of respiratory ventilators now available through DRE Medical. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 DRE Medical — a leading medical equipment distributor — is expanding its inventory to help medical facilities develop their contingency plans for possible equipment shortages during this year’s flu season. The upswing of patients at peak flu season often strains the ventilator capacity of ICUs around the country. Last year, nearly a dozen hospitals in Chicago had to...

2014-10-30 23:07:50

The increase in procedures to treat recurring incidences of urinary and kidney stones will drive the European stone treatment disposables markets, reports iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the European stone treatment device market is expected to grow to over $131 million by 2020 . The total market for stone management devices...

2014-10-30 23:05:39

A team of senior drug development and delivery experts from Catalent Pharma Solutions (Booth 1414), will lead multiple thought-leadership discussions, present scientific papers, and exhibit at the forthcoming 2014 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition, which runs from November 2nd to 6th at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. Catalent is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for...

2014-10-30 16:28:26

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., developers of iTraycer, is pleased to announce the addition of Shoulder Options and KinesioMedx to the company's client roster. Shoulder Options (http://shoulderoptions.com), based in Waxhaw, NC, develops and manufactures orthopedic devices specifically for shoulder treatment and restoration. KinesioMedx, located in Tampa, FL, is a start-up medical device distributor. iTraycer is a comprehensive...

2014-10-30 16:27:59

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A surge in the number of wounds (acute and chronic) globally has prompted the growth of the wound care dressings market. Rise in geriatric population has led to the escalation of chronic diseases. Major chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, peripheral vascular diseases and prolonged bed occupancy due to debilitating diseases such as cancer or coma have led to an increase in the incidence of chronic wounds. Chronic wounds such...

2014-10-30 12:29:42

Digital stethoscope is easier to use, provides better quality, and reduces risk of Ebola contamination DENVER, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinklabs, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of electronic stethoscopes, today announced that the company's Thinklabs One digital stethoscope is helping physicians across the United States more easily and safely treat patients confirmed to be infected with the Ebola virus. The Thinklabs One digital stethoscope helps...

2014-10-30 12:29:40

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Pen Needles Market by Type (Standard and Safety), by Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm), by Therapy (Insulin, Glucagon-like peptide, Growth Hormones) - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, threats, opportunities, and challenges. This report studies the global Pen Needles Market for the forecast...

2014-10-30 12:26:34

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Pre-filled Syringe Market 2014-2024 report analyses how this important sub-sector will continue to grow across the next decade. The report highlights key companies, geographies and products that we believe will deliver double digit growth across the next decade.Buy this report today and acquire analysis of the state of the pre-filled syringes market in 2014 and a market forecastfor the period 2014-2024. Market forecasts are also...

2014-10-30 08:33:38

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds The Global Pre-Filled Syringe Market to 2024 and Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Digital Syringe Industry, 2009-2019 research reports to the medical devices section of its online industry intelligence and data library. The Global Pre-filled Syringe Market 2014-2024 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/313404-the-global-pre-filled-syringe-market-to-2024.html ] report analyses how this...

2014-10-29 08:33:30

NovoFine® Plus is the shortest and thinnest pen needle in the Novo Nordisk family of needles designed for diabetes pens PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today announced the availability of its shortest and thinnest pen needle, NovoFine(®) Plus, in the United States. NovoFine(®) Plus is a universal needle that works with all currently available insulin and some GLP-1 receptor agonist pens. The Food and Drug...


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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