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2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-28 23:25:12

KeeboMed Inc. has made a new addition to its inventory of portable ultrasound machines by introducing the Chison 8300 in its available collection. The device is a perfect combination of portability and utility. St Morton Grove, Illinois (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 KeeboMed Inc., a leading vet and human diagnostic machine supplier, has introduced the Chison 8300 in its collection of portable ultrasound machines. The device, specially designed to capture superior quality images, can be used for...

2014-03-28 23:02:45

Dental Sleep Medicine program graduate, Dr. Phillip DeJesus of Bridgeport, CT proudly brings Sleep Dysfunction Therapy to his community, and is now providing treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sleep Apnea is closely connected to strokes, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and motor vehicle accidents. It is estimated that over 50 million people are undiagnosed with this ravaging disease. Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and...

2014-03-27 23:29:03

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...

2014-03-27 23:02:34

Healthpointe is increasing the functionality of damaged limbs through its orthotic and prosthetic medical devices. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to offer the assessment, fabrication, and customization of custom and OTS orthotic braces and prosthetic limbs as one of its highly specialized services. Healthpointe medical clinic is boldly exploring the use of artificial structures, such as prosthetics and braces, to help strengthen and modify the skeletal system....

2014-03-27 08:33:16

ALBANY, New York, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Enteral Feeding Devices Market (Enteral Feeding Tubes, Enteral Feeding Pumps, Administration Reservoir, Giving Sets and Enteral Syringes)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" the global enteral feeding devices market was valued at USD 2.0 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 3.1...

2014-03-26 23:31:10

Recently introduced Posa Wear compression garments may be beneficial to health and injury prevention through clinical research. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Within the last few years, studies on compression clothing have increased and an overwhelming number of them have determined that using compression garments is beneficial to health and injury prevention. Not only can a compression garment like Posa Wear decrease injury, but it can also aid in recovery after a workout....

2014-03-26 16:24:35

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Moist Wound Care Specialty Ingredients Market New Product Formulation is Expected to Generate Growth OpportunitiesThis Market Insight provides a qualitative analysis of the opportunities for specialty ingredients in the global moist wound care market. An overview of the specialty moist wound care ingredients market, market drivers and restraints, and demand analysis have been...

2014-03-26 16:23:08

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp9n2f/large_volume) has announced the addition of the "Large Volume Injection Devices for Self-Administration" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp9n2f/large_volume ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Biological drugs continue to increase in terms of the absolute number of new approved drugs and as...

2014-03-26 12:23:32

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hk2vrh/indonesia_water ) has announced the addition of the "Indonesia Water Purifier Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The water purifiers market in Indonesia is on high growth trajectory. The majority of drinking water supply in Indonesia is being fulfilled by rivers, where merely 0.49% of all...


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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