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2015-05-18 12:22:58

BURNABY, Canada, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Degrading air quality, increasing health concerns and rising disposable income to boost air purifier adoption in China through

2015-05-15 23:05:46

With the Wi-Fi connected Sense+, the Aware™ air quality detector, and powerful Pro Series, Blueair blends high-end design with high technology Las Vegas, Nevanda

2015-05-15 12:31:04

DUBLIN, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ck8hgt/drug) has announced the addition of the "Drug Reconstitution

2015-05-15 12:31:01

DUBLIN, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tmbcj3/drug_injection) has announced the addition of the "Drug Injection

2015-05-15 08:26:00

SHANGHAI, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CMEF Booth #A06/Hall 7.2 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) the largest independent supplier of X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors for

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2015-05-14 13:54:49

Prosthetic limbs have evolved from hooks and peg legs to more functional replacements, culminating in robotic limbs that amputees can control with their minds. However, bionic limbs still lack sensory feedback—for now.

2015-05-14 08:35:08

MONTVALE, N.J., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the FDA Advisory Panel on Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee prepares to meet, PENTAX Medical

2015-05-13 23:04:49

According to a recent report by iData Research, wound closure devices represent the largest segment in the U.S.

2015-05-13 16:31:30

Varian Medical Systems to Book $87 Million Equipment Order in Third Quarter PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) is announcing that financing

2015-05-13 12:29:45

DUBLIN, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jsk8s5/portable_oxygen)


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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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