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2014-08-26 16:28:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global glucose meter industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure....

2014-08-25 16:27:37

CMS tells DME MACs to only review necessity of repair, not original equipment WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing the way it deals with medical equipment repairs. In response to complaints from patients across the nation, CMS has admitted that patients are having trouble getting equipment repaired and has released new guidance on supplier documentation for durable medical equipment, prosthetics,...

2014-08-25 16:27:07

Initiative Seeks to Expand Access and Improve Healthcare for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations in the U.S. Through Support to Clinics and Community Health Centers FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company - together with Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) - has announced the winners of the 2014 "Innovations in Care" awards to seven community...

2014-08-22 23:04:44

InventHelp, one of America's leading inventor service companies, is submitting the Support Aid For Mobility to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Until now, those with leg or foot injuries have had to rely on standard crutches or walkers to keep mobile. Thanks to an inventor from Suffolk, Va., however, these walking aids can be made much more effective. He developed a prototype for the patent-pending SUPPORT AID FOR MOBILITY to not only immobilize an...

2014-08-22 23:02:43

New research report “The 2014 Global Ultrasound Market: Strategic Assessments of Leading Suppliers” worked out by Venture Planning Group (VPG) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Advancements in ultrasound technologies make them seem more magnetic for some clinical applications due to their cost-effectiveness, non-invasiveness, and absence of radiation. Some of the emerging innovations in ultrasound, such as the evolution of...

2014-08-22 23:02:33

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Ocular Drug Delivery Technologies Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Ophthalmic drug delivery technologies or mechanisms represent one of the interesting and challenging endeavors as the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the eye renders highly impervious properties to the foreign substances. Ocular drug delivery...

2014-08-21 23:10:41

Pedorthic practitioners are always looking for new and innovative treatments and devices such as Bunion Booties that offer better patient care. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Bunion Bootie was recently featured in the July/August edition of Current Pedorthics, a bi-monthly publication of the Pedorthic Footcare Association and the only professional publication dedicated to the field of pedorthics. Bunion Bootie is a new approach and course of treatment available as an...

2014-08-21 23:09:45

Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018 report analyzes key vendors like 3M Company, B.Braun, Coloplast, ConvaTec and Hollister. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One of the emerging trends in the market is the rise in online sale of ostomy drainage bags. This increases the availability and accessibility of these products to customers, thereby increasing their purchase. Analysts forecast the Global Ostomy Care Accessories market to grow at a CAGR of 5.97 percent over the period...

2014-08-21 23:07:25

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report "Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapeutics In Asia-Pacific Markets To 2020 - Novel Therapeutic Approaches Target High Unmet Need In Newly Diagnosed And Recurrent GBM" to its huge collection of research reports. View all Therapeutic Area Market Research Reports at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/category/37. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2020 - Novel...

2014-08-20 08:27:50

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy Breathe, the fastest growing online sleep apnea shopping destination, today announced that its "Easy Blog" - has received more than 4.5 million unique page views since the start of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/LA78920LOGO "We are thrilled that so many people are finding our blog and reading our articles," said Nick Weiss, CEO of Easy Breathe. "We're committed to making sleep apnea more widely known and hope that people...


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...

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