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2014-08-03 16:20:59

DALLAS, August 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 is an August 2014 industry research report spread across 320 pages. Profiling companies like 3M Company, Baxter International, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Convatec Healthcare B S.A.R.L,...

2014-08-01 23:03:50

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Infusion Systems Market (Large Volume, Disposable, Syringe, Ambulatory, Implantable): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/infusion-systems-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence firm, recently announced the addition of a...

2014-07-31 23:20:52

The cannula technique, now offered at Ethos Spa Skin Care and Laser Centers, provides a much gentler approach to administering skin rejuvenating fillers than the traditional sharp beveled hypodermal needle. SUMMIT, N.J (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Hardik Soni, M.D., Medical Director of Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Center, now offers the cannula technique for administering filler injections such as Juvederm, Restalyne, Radiesse, Belotero and Perlans. The cannula technique provides a much gentler...

2014-07-31 12:29:06

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global electrodes market for medical devices was valued at USD...

2014-07-31 08:34:20

- Announces revenues of $2.157 billion, an increase of 5.1 percent, or 4.6 percent on a foreign currency-neutral basis. FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today reported quarterly revenues of $2.157 billion for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014, representing an increase of 5.1 percent from the prior-year period, or 4.6 percent on a foreign currency-neutral...

2014-07-29 23:00:51

The installation and use of non-clinically regulated Nurse Call Life Safety Systems across Australian healthcare facilities is of growing concern. Perth WA, Australia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Recent international changes to the definition and regulation of medical devices have determined Nurse Call Systems to be considered medical devices. Under Australian and international legislation, this requires all Nurse Call Systems to be clinically regulated, audited and certified. This regulatory...

2014-07-29 08:33:53

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A respiratory device is a medical device used to provide medication or assist a patient who is having difficulty in breathing and cannot achieve adequate oxygen levels to maintain life. Patients with respiratory disorders such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and ARDS require...

2014-07-28 12:23:52

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) understands that a reliable, uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen is vital to any healthcare facility. This understanding has driven the company to technical innovations that not only improve the efficiency of its oxygen supply systems, but also optimize gas use. Air Products will highlight these systems--including systems for emergency oxygen supply and high efficiency systems that reduce oxygen loss--from...

2014-07-25 23:04:46

Metamason 3D Prints Custom Fit Medical Products on Demand Pasedena, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As millions of Americans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea struggle to get a good night’s sleep, one company has harnessed 3D technology to revolutionize CPAP therapy. As the go-to resource for 3D printing news 3ders.org reported today, “Metamason is working on custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea patients via 3D scanning, smart geometry, and 3D printing.” (Read the full article here.) “We’re...

2014-07-25 08:26:17

Company Replacing DEHP in All Its Products DEESIDE, Wales, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter(TM) Safeti(TM) Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis systems is now free of DEHP. The company now offers its major Continence & Critical Care brands in DEHP-free design, including the Flexi-Seal(TM) Fecal Management System and the AbViser(TM) AutoValve(TM) Intra-Abdominal Pressure Monitoring...


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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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