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2014-08-11 16:27:26

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will hold a meeting for investors on Tuesday, September 16, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Francisco. Varian will host a meeting with management, beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and webcast presentations from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, in the Nob Hill meeting room....

2014-08-11 04:22:05

Platform Maximizes the Power of Data from Diagnosis to Patient Engagement for the Benefit of All Stakeholders in the Care Continuum SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) today announced Air Solutions, a new forward-thinking connected care solution for treating sleep-disordered breathing that can benefit all stakeholders in the care continuum. The ResMed Air Solutions platform has data-driven components that span from diagnosis to treatment, compliance management...

2014-08-09 23:02:07

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit the EZ Nebulizer to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 "As an RN, I’ve noticed how long it takes to administer medication to patients via nebulizers," said an inventor from Brooklyn, N.Y. "This inspired me to design a quicker, easier method of performing this task." She then created a prototype of her idea. The EZ NEBULIZER allows for easier administration of medications via a...

2014-08-08 23:07:43

There is no cure for the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading across Africa and many fear headed for Europe, Asia and America. But through MedicalWasteAutoclaves.com, Bondtech offers treatment technology to take it out. Somerset, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The UK Independent calls Ebola virus disease (EVD) - also referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) - "a biological doomsday device that conspires with the human body to bring death in the most gruesome fashion."...

2014-08-08 12:25:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Pen Market, Users (Reusable & Prefilled) & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Insulin Pen Market Analysis In 2013, more than 50 Thousand insulin users opt for an insulin pen. Out of this major percentage of population uses Reusable (Cartridge) insulin pen compared to Prefilled (Disposable) insulin pen. Insulin Pen Market for 2013 is in double digit Billion US$ and it is expected to grow by 13% from 2013...

2014-08-08 12:25:30

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices (ECG Systems, Stress ECG, Resting ECG) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various devices used for diagnosing and monitoring of cardiovascular diseases. The stakeholders for this study include the present manufacturers and providers of...

2014-08-08 08:26:22

-- Spotlight on Chinese and foreign medical device regulations; Groundbreaking concepts and materials SHANGHAI, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese medical device industry is confronted with an era of transformation, which is simultaneously presenting both opportunities and challenges for medical device manufacturers. On September 25-26, the 2014 Medical Device Innovative Technology Forum & Regulation Summit will convene under the theme of "Ramping up MD Development through...

2014-08-07 16:29:58

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is hosting top industry suppliers and experts at the 2014 Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices in Huntington Beach, California, Oct. 6-7. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/DC66667LOGO This is the premier conference where industry leaders can meet with colleagues from drug and biologic manufacturing, suppliers, regulatory professionals, and academicians from...

2014-08-07 16:27:53

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Homecare (AAHomecare) and Brightree®, announced today that Dave Cormack, Brightree president and CEO, has been elected to the AAHomecare Board of Directors. A pioneer in the HME software industry, Cormack has led Brightree since 2005. Under his direction the company has grown into the leading provider of clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry....

2014-08-06 12:29:25

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Safety Syringes - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The report on safety syringes market provides comprehensive information about the various facets of the market from detailed product analysis, market trends and future opportunities to the competitive landscape. The two...


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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