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2015-04-07 23:11:39

Science recently discovered that pollution boosts the potency

2015-04-07 23:09:07

Global Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market 2015-2019 a new industry research report profiles players like Kinetic Concepts, Inc., Molnlycke Health Care and Smith & Nephew plc

2015-04-06 08:29:51

Mandate would preclude reprocessors from having to rely solely on the naked eye to inspect hard-to-clean reusable medical devices SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-06 08:29:36

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its second fiscal quarter

2015-04-03 23:00:53

Parker Waichman LLP, which represents clients in lawsuits involving Zimmer knee implants, comments on the Class 2 recall of Zimmer’s Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate. Port

2015-04-01 16:27:44

DUBLIN, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tslw5t/enteral_feeding) has announced the addition of the "Enteral

2015-04-01 16:27:26

DALLAS, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global enteral feeding devices market is expected to reach $2,517.2 million by 2019 from $1,953.6 million in 2014 and, at a CAGR

2015-04-01 12:32:36

DALLAS, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifescienceindustryresearch.com adds Portable Oxygen Concentrators: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021

2015-04-01 08:32:54

Small, lightweight mask makes minimal contact for optimal comfort, while still providing effective seal LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of

2015-03-31 23:13:26

Aeroflow Healthcare is pleased to announce the addition of both urinary catheters and adult disposable diapers to their growing line of durable medical equipment products.


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.