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2014-08-29 20:22:13

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy) has announced the addition of the "Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ostomy refers to a surgically made opening (stoma) in the body for the excretion of waste...

2014-08-29 20:21:57

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAM Medical Products Implements Voluntary Recall of its Accessory (Axilla) Strap for the SAM Junctional Tourniquet. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/141361 SAM Medical Products announced today that it has begun notifying customers of a voluntary recall to address a potential issue with a clip used to secure the accessory strap used for the Axilla application of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT). The...

2014-08-28 23:18:10

In addition to recent acquisition of Hometown Respiratory, Aeroflow has announced it is looking for companies to acquire as part of a strategic expansion of its durable medical equipment (DME) business. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare has announced it is looking for companies to acquire as part of a strategic expansion of its durable medical equipment (DME) business. Aeroflow is positioned for taking ownership of new businesses through additional resources and a...

2014-08-28 16:27:30

DUBLIN, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Medical Supplies Markets" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The purpose of this report is to give an insight into the specific market segment called disposable medical supplies. Disposable medical supplies represent the largest segment within the global healthcare equipment and supplies sector. The disposable medical supplies include:...

2014-08-28 08:28:09

Company Also Earns ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012 Quality Certification HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMIT Corporation announced today that it has received CE-Mark for its HypothermX(®) Intravenous Fluid and Blood Warming Devices with sterile fluid paths, allowing for sales expansion into the European and other OUS markets. EMIT Corporation also announced that it has been awarded ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012 quality certification from SGS United Kingdom Ltd,...

2014-08-27 23:04:38

Fourroux Prosthetics, Inc. welcomes Will Holbrook, CP and Josh McNeill, CP, two well respected Certified Practitioners. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Will Holbrook, CP LP, has joined Fourroux Prosthetics, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Will has over 15 years of experience in the prosthetics field. He graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. He received his graduate degree in prosthetics at...

2014-08-27 23:03:35

New study “Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition)” developed by Access China Management Consulting is now available MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 China’s regulatory framework for medical devices is going through a period of dramatic changes. The country’s new leaders have admitted that the regulations for supervision and administration of medical...

2014-08-27 16:25:32

State Business Leaders, Senator Orrin Hatch Join Celebration Marking Construction to Accommodate Continued Growth in Medical Device Sales SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today broke ground on new construction that will expand its current Salt Lake City manufacturing facility and allow for the consolidation of operations currently underway outside of Utah to ultimately create 1,000 new full time jobs in the state over the next 20 years....

2014-08-26 23:06:57

Used Ultrasound Equipment, the leading retailer of used ultrasound machines and probes, is offering attractive discounts on the entire range of used Chison ultrasound machines. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Used Ultrasound Equipment, the highly renowned and reputable company that specializes in retailing high quality used ultrasound equipment and probes for both doctors and veterinarians, is offering a wide range of used Chison ultrasound machines at reasonable rates. The...

2014-08-26 16:28:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global glucose meter industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure....


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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