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2014-07-24 08:35:12

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and UMD's Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) will launch a new Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science and Engineering at the start of the fall 2014 semester. In response to the increasing demand for engineers and technical professionals with graduate-level expertise in both regulatory science and engineering, the new...

2014-07-23 23:32:17

With God and Christ Care’s mobile, personalized medical alert device, your loved one is never alone. Help is available 24/7, at the push of a button. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The device can be worn around the neck or on a belt clip, and provides a clear, two-way voice connection to a call center staffed by trained representatives, including bilingual Spanish and English speaking representatives, and some who speak other languages. There’s even an optional fall-detection...

2014-07-23 23:28:41

This workshop, chaired by internationally renowned expert Fubin Wu and featuring three FDA experts, has been specifically designed to provide devicemakers with industry best practices to achieve compliance and effectively assure medical device software safety. In two days of intensive sessions, attendees will be brought up to date on the FDA’s latest research on medical device software best practices, software risk management related standards and guidances and key success factors for...

2014-07-23 23:24:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Disposable Medical Supplies Markets” to its store. Inquire for discount at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=58688. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 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:...

2014-07-23 23:05:30

SonoSim’s latest product transforms healthy volunteers and training mannequins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologic conditions. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SonoSim, Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, announced today the release of SonoSim LiveScan™, the first ultrasound simulation technology to transform volunteers and standard mannequins into high-fidelity ultrasound training tools. Development of an easy and effective method to...

2014-07-23 23:04:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Inquire before Buying @ http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=7868. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices market. The...

2014-07-23 16:27:57

Third quarter net earnings per diluted share were $1.02 including impairment of equity investment; revenues increased 3 percent to $748 million PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $1.02 per diluted share in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. Net earnings were negatively impacted by about $0.06 per diluted share due to an approximately $8 million impairment charge related to a portion of Varian's...

2014-07-23 12:30:56

SonoSim's latest product transforms healthy volunteers and training mannequins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologic conditions. SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonoSim, Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, announced today the release of SonoSim LiveScan(TM) (http://www.sonosim.com/livescan), the first ultrasound simulation technology to transform volunteers and standard mannequins into high-fidelity ultrasound training...

2014-07-23 08:37:25

Oncology-specific information technology (IT) solutions among the service offerings Varian is showcasing at the 2014 annual AAPM meeting in Austin this week AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e+CancerCare, a leading operator of outpatient cancer care centers in the U.S. including Rocky Mountain Oncology Center in Wyoming, OncoLogics in Louisiana, Laurel Cancer Care in Mississippi, Community Cancer Center of North Florida and South Georgia Center for Cancer Care, recently...

2014-07-22 16:27:18

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share payable on September 30, 2014 to holders of record on September 9, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate is $2.18 per share. About BDBD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs....


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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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