Quantcast

Latest Medical equipment Stories

2014-12-01 08:33:06

ZONARE's platform ushers in a paradigm shift in the dependence on custom-built hardware for better image quality and clinical benefits MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-01 08:31:15

Company will showcase broad range of medical imaging components at the 2014 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) CHICAGO, Dec.

2014-11-30 12:20:51

DALLAS, November 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Capnography Market 2015-2019 research report of 73 pages to the medical devices industry intelligence

2014-11-29 23:02:20

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Oxygen Reel, to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) November

2014-11-28 00:21:10

DALLAS, November 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com offers Medical Device Pricing & Reimbursement 2014 market research guide that provides insights into

2014-11-27 20:21:26

LONDON, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTIONPrefilled syringes are gaining strong acceptance in the market as drug delivery systems for injectable drugs.

2014-11-26 23:07:03

For its December issue, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* spoke with officials with Highmark and WellPoint on the strategies the two insurers are using to combat sleep apnea,

2014-11-26 12:26:22

DALLAS, November 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global coronary stents market is a dynamic, double-digit market that is saturated with numerous players developing innovative


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...

More Articles (6 articles) »
Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
Related