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Finding out what lies beneath the surface layers of paintings by the greater masters is hugely appealing because it gives greater insight into how the artists built up the original compositions. It is also essential for conservation. A new development gives conservators greater detail about a painting’s hidden layers, while causing less damage to masterpieces.
Unique Transpalpebral Diaton tonometer, IOP through EYELID, featured at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, ASCRS / ASOA 2015.
Hyperbaric Medical Solutions has now opened a free-standing, non-hospital based HBOT site at 160 East 32nd Street - its third location in the tri-state area and the first free-standing HBOT site
LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mechanical Ventilators in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Critical Care, Neonatal, Transport,
According to a recently published report by iData Research, syringe and needle sales in the U.S.
Recommendation Made during Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa PALO ALTO, Calif., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In recommendations submitted to
Champion's medical device management system helps hospitals to improve regulatory compliance, increase patient safety and lower operating costs. Chicago,
Healthcare technology company, Seal Shield, to demonstrate Airocide® DS air purifier at HiMSS tradeshow booth 5227. CHICAGO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield LLC
US Air Purifiers is pleased to announce the release of its filter change reminder program, which will help customers to keep track of their filter lifespans.
YORK, Pa., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS and ASX: UNS), a developer, manufacturer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, today announced the appointment
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, 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, 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 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 (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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