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2014-06-02 08:29:54

Patient engagement tools and long-term care support programs, teamed with diagnostic and therapy options, improve identification and treatment of sleep disorders ANDOVER, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its latest sleep-disordered breathing solutions June 1-4 at SLEEP 2014, the 28th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS)....

2014-05-31 23:07:03

While syringe prices are rising, growth is steady; therefore, buyers in the syringe market have time to evaluate their purchasing needs, as well as alternatives, without prospects of major price swings. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Syringes and Accessories to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA...

2014-05-31 23:02:51

The emerging markets including China, India, Brazil, and Mexico have became attractive for the companies engaged in the development and marketing of the electrosurgery devices. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/electrosurgery-market-142006761.html (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The report “Electrosurgery Market by Product - Generator, Electrosurgical Instruments (Vessel Sealing, Bipolar Forceps, Electrode, Suction Coagulator), Accessories, Surgery (General, Gynecology, Orthopedic,...

2014-05-30 23:16:50

On May 23, the FDA announced that Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Infant Nasal CPAP Prongs are recalled because prongs may detach from nasal tubing and interrupt therapy. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Infant Nasal...

2014-05-29 23:14:34

World of Children® Award’s running team, Changemakers for Children, plans to raise $5,000 for children with limb disabilities before race day on July 27. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Every day, an estimated 93 million children are denied the opportunity to attend school, get a job or lead a self-sufficient life because of their disability. On July 27, World of Children Award’s team, Changemakers for Children, will run The San Francisco Marathon to raise $5,000 for these...

2014-05-29 23:08:38

No fees for integrated electronic purchasing program ATLANTA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that it has strengthened its electronic data exchange relationship with McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. Brightree will now offer electronic purchasing transactions and initial program setup at no charge for Brightree customers through...

2014-05-29 23:01:44

January’s acquisition of Air-Care Home Health, Inc. leads Aeroflow Healthcare to unprecedented growth. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare’s expansion into northwest South Carolina has allowed for a seamless transition for hundreds of previous Air-Care patients, while offering a wider range of durable medical equipment (DME) products to new patients. Beyond oxygen therapy, Aeroflow Healthcare now brings a specialized COPD pathway program, mobility assistance and...

2014-05-29 12:26:20

The Implementation of the E.U. Sharps Directive Will Continue to Promote the Use of Premium-Priced Safety Devices, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the vascular access device market of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom will grow at a modest 2.5 percent compound annual growth rate through 2022. The major drivers of growth in this market will be the aging population as well...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

2014-05-29 08:29:24

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the following investor healthcare conferences in June 2014: Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare ConferenceJune 4, 201410:30 a.m. ET Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare ConferenceJune 10, 20141:40 p.m. ET Live webcasts of BD's presentations can be accessed on the BD corporate website at...


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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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