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2013-10-07 20:22:31

Potential failure of automatic ventilation accompanied by an alarm TELFORD, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Draeger issued a statement regarding its voluntary recall on specific Fabius anesthesia machines. Draeger initiated this voluntary action in August of 2013 as a result of an internal investigation into devices that did not pass the high voltage test portion of the final production test. This recall affected 99 Fabius GS Premium, 9 Fabius OS, 43 Fabius Tiro, and 1 Fabius Tiro D-M...

2013-09-30 16:25:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion issued the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of AVEA(®) ventilators. The company initiated the voluntary recall on Sept. 3, 2013. The FDA has classified this action as a Class I recall. A Class I recall is defined as a reasonable probability of serious adverse health consequences or death associated with use of the defective units. CareFusion announced a voluntary recall of AVEA(®) ventilators regarding...

2013-09-10 23:31:02

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Medical Devices to their product offering: Anesthesia Devices - A Global Market Overview http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7757499&progid=85742 Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Anesthesia Devices - A Global Market Overview Procuring refurbished anesthesia equipment has been a significantly noticeable trend among a number of healthcare organizations, clinics and outpatient...

2013-07-09 08:30:07

Studies show the ExSpiron's quantitative measurements of respiration demonstrate value in a number of clinical settings WALTHAM, Mass., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data supporting the accuracy and utility of the new ExSpiron 1Xi monitoring system continues to mount with presentations at major medical conferences. At the International Anesthesia Research Society Meeting held May 4-7 in San Diego, CA, four separate presentations demonstrated the ExSpiron system's utility in a...

2013-06-25 12:28:58

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Respironics California, Inc., a Philips Healthcare business, today announced that the company's worldwide recall of approximately 19,200 Philips Respironics V60 Ventilators has been designated a Class I recall by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On June 4, Respironics initiated a voluntary recall to correct a software issue that may cause the V60 ventilator device to shut down. Following FDA review, Respironics was notified...

2013-05-01 08:31:06

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced the release of two peer-reviewed publications related to AFECTAIR(®), the Company's proprietary aerosol-conducting airway connector designed with the goal of simplifying and improving aerosolized medication delivery to infants requiring mechanical ventilation in the...

2013-04-16 19:27:05

The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open. A University of Leeds-led team studied airflow in a "Nightingale" ward–a classic hospital ward design that traditionally accommodates two rows of up to 30 beds–by using tracer gases to simulate how airborne infections spread. They found ventilation in the ward was generally good when windows were left open, keeping the danger of airborne infection low....

2013-03-20 12:27:03

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In January, 18 year old Reggie Lamour's neck was broken while he played in a rugby game in Naples, Florida. In one moment, the active, athletic young adult with a bright future faced a life-time of ventilator dependency. But there was hope. Lamour's injury qualified him to receive a cutting edge implant through Broward Children's Center. On March 4, the surgery to implant the NeuRX(TM) Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS) was performed at Jackson...

2013-02-26 23:02:09

Soma Technology´s Medical Parts Division is happy to announce the release of replacement bellows for all GE anesthesia machines. The bellows, available at SomaMedicalParts.com, offer an affordable solution to extend the life of anesthesia machines. Bloomfield, CT (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Soma Technology´s Medical Parts Division is happy to announce the release of replacement bellows for all GE anesthesia machines. The bellows, available at SomaMedicalParts.com, offer an...

2013-02-11 23:05:02

Solar Powered Attic Ventilators´ New Design Offers Multiple Benefits. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Online retailer TheHardwareCity.com is now offering Broan´s recently redesigned solar powered attic ventilators. The improved unit enhances performance, simplifies installation and lowers overall cost. Those who purchase a new SPAV even qualify for an IRS Residential Energy Efficient Property Credit at the very least. According to Asha Rani, owner of TheHardwareCity.com,...