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2015-03-16 12:28:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, the FDA listed Kitabis(TM) Pak as a therapeutic equivalent of TOBI(®) (tobramycin inhalation solution, USP) in their Orange

2015-03-13 23:03:04

According to a new report by iData Research, the total market for resuscitation and transport ventilation equipment was valued at more than $100 million in 2014. Vancouver,

2015-03-13 08:29:29

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in human history, people can now easily 'see' all the nasty stuff lurking in their indoor air at home

2015-03-12 12:25:36

LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Leading Companies in Plastic Pre-Filled Syringes, Pen Injectors & Autoinjectors, and Glass Pre-Filled Syringes

2015-03-11 23:05:17

According to a new report by iData Research, the initial adoption rate of drug-eluting stents in the U.S.

2015-03-11 08:29:56

Cleveland Heart International to Acquire Majority Interest in Leading Korean AED Manufacture CU Medical CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Heart International

2015-03-11 08:29:06

CRAWLEY, England, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has been selected to equip and service two new national proton therapy centers

2015-03-11 08:28:16

An electrical accident in 1984 drastically changed the life of a 14-year old boy.

2015-03-10 12:31:27

Certification Will Allow Australian Patients Suffering from Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) to Utilize Zzoma BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Specialists,


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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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