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2014-10-23 23:11:20

Colorado-based company 5280 Prosthetics has announced that they have released a new product to improve lives of amputees everywhere, the SmartPuck™. The industry's first smart prosthetic socket system will work with the user’s smart device to provide them with customized comfort and support. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Colorado Company 5280 Prosthetics understood that when it came to socket systems used by amputees, not much had changed in the last 20 years....

2014-10-23 23:06:30

Developer of ZONE Sonography™ Technology Brings Living Technology to Ultrasound Mountain View, Calif (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of next generation ultrasound technology, will showcase the company’s new Z.One PRO ultrasound system at the annual American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) conference being held October 26 – 29, 2014 in Chicago. The system is based on ZONARE’s proprietary ZONE Sonography™ Technology (ZST). “The PRO is an...

2014-10-23 23:05:47

Med One Capital finances major hospital infusion system upgrade in 2014. The hospitals located in the Mid Atlantic, Gulf Coast, and Tri Star Regions upgraded to the latest infusion technology which will result in improved patient care. Sandy, Utah (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Over the last year, Med One Capital has had the opportunity to write leases on behalf of a valued vendor partner offering drug infusion systems and devices. Recently, this has resulted in a major initiative to upgrade...

2014-10-23 12:30:21

Products Were Featured In Seven Posters PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc., (Nasdaq:DSCI) a leading tissue regeneration company committed to the chain of discovery, manufacturing and distribution of novel advanced wound care products, presented clinical evidence and data on its tissue regeneration products for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) at the Fall 2014 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Las Vegas, Nev. The company's TCC-EZ® and AMNIOEXCEL® product...

2014-10-22 23:02:38

By utilizing VeinViewer, the first and only full field digital HD vein imaging device on the market, close to 350 medically unnecessary PICC lines were avoided in 2013 compared to their 2012... Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in mobile vascular imaging systems, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Kentucky announced the final results of a quality improvement study evaluating the use of VeinViewer® for the reduction of medically...

2014-10-22 23:02:09

Praveni™ cleaning and preventive maintenance products have been specifically developed to help clinicians maintain the trusted stethoscope. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The natural aging process and exposure to environmental factors, including skin oils and cleaning and disinfecting products, all contribute to the degradation in appearance and performance of the medical instrument that clinicians trust most often. Vinyl tubing can become brittle and develop cracks and small...

2014-10-22 20:23:24

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Medical Device Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Nearly 70 Countries is a comprehensive publication that enables readers the critical perspectives to be able to evaluate the world market for medical devices. The publication provides the market size, growth and forecasts at the global level as well as for the following countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria,...

2014-10-22 16:28:29

Net earnings per diluted share were $1.02 for the fourth quarter and $3.83 for fiscal year 2014; revenues were $812 million for the fourth quarter and $3 billion for the fiscal year; backlog rises 10 percent to $3.2 billion PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $1.02 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 and $3.83 for the full fiscal year 2014, which included about $33 million in...

2014-10-22 12:30:02

GPMG LLC, a medical device consulting firm, has exceeded sales expectations for its medical device ISO 13485 quality system products. That success is expected to continue as GPMG has partnered with PayPal Business Bill Me Later services to help companies manage ISO 13485 Certification costs. BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Pacific Manufacturing Group LLC (www.gpacmfg.com) portfolio of ISO 13485 quality system products has been an overwhelming success. Each ISO 13485...

2014-10-21 23:15:22

Quick-start programs enable HME providers to reach out to patient populations quickly. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 CareTouch Communications, Inc. released two end-of-year promotions to Home Medical Equipment (HME) providers who are interested in reaching out to their patient population in 2014 in an effort to boost resupply revenues. The two programs include free services for HME providers, whether they are using Mediware’s Fastrack or another billing system. Existing...


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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