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2014-07-29 08:33:53

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A respiratory device is a medical device used to provide medication or assist a patient who is having difficulty in breathing and cannot achieve adequate oxygen levels to maintain life. Patients with respiratory disorders such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and ARDS require...

2014-07-28 12:23:52

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) understands that a reliable, uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen is vital to any healthcare facility. This understanding has driven the company to technical innovations that not only improve the efficiency of its oxygen supply systems, but also optimize gas use. Air Products will highlight these systems--including systems for emergency oxygen supply and high efficiency systems that reduce oxygen loss--from...

2014-07-25 23:04:46

Metamason 3D Prints Custom Fit Medical Products on Demand Pasedena, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As millions of Americans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea struggle to get a good night’s sleep, one company has harnessed 3D technology to revolutionize CPAP therapy. As the go-to resource for 3D printing news 3ders.org reported today, “Metamason is working on custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea patients via 3D scanning, smart geometry, and 3D printing.” (Read the full article here.) “We’re...

2014-07-25 08:26:17

Company Replacing DEHP in All Its Products DEESIDE, Wales, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter(TM) Safeti(TM) Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis systems is now free of DEHP. The company now offers its major Continence & Critical Care brands in DEHP-free design, including the Flexi-Seal(TM) Fecal Management System and the AbViser(TM) AutoValve(TM) Intra-Abdominal Pressure Monitoring...

2014-07-24 23:06:34

Integrated platform helps one of the nation’s largest providers of prosthetics/ orthotics automate workflow, streamline collections and improve patient experience ATLANTA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that Wright & Filippis, one of the nation’s largest family-owned providers of prosthetics, orthotics, custom mobility and...

2014-07-24 12:27:50

Leading provider of HME software and services to help address audit issues in the home medical equipment industry WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) yesterday announced that Brightree is supporting its mission to help address audit issues in the HME industry through a new and exclusive agreement to be the information technology lead in shaping its HME Audit Key service. As the leading provider of billing and...

2014-07-24 08:35:12

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and UMD's Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) will launch a new Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science and Engineering at the start of the fall 2014 semester. In response to the increasing demand for engineers and technical professionals with graduate-level expertise in both regulatory science and engineering, the new...

2014-07-23 23:32:17

With God and Christ Care’s mobile, personalized medical alert device, your loved one is never alone. Help is available 24/7, at the push of a button. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The device can be worn around the neck or on a belt clip, and provides a clear, two-way voice connection to a call center staffed by trained representatives, including bilingual Spanish and English speaking representatives, and some who speak other languages. There’s even an optional fall-detection...

2014-07-23 23:28:41

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...

2014-07-23 23:24:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Disposable Medical Supplies Markets” to its store. Inquire for discount at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=58688. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The purpose of this report is to give an insight into the specific market segment called disposable medical supplies. Disposable medical supplies represent the largest segment within the global healthcare equipment and supplies sector. The disposable medical supplies include:...


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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