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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,...

2012-10-28 15:20:34

Providers of Home Medical Equipment Are First Responders for Medicare Patients during Emergencies WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anticipating Hurricane Sandy and power outages across in the Eastern U.S., providers of durable medical equipment and services are working alongside other first responders to ensure the safety of seniors and people with disabilities, says the American Association for Homecare. Millions of seniors and people with disabilities require some...

2012-09-10 23:03:25

New Equipment Purchased Through $24,000 Grant Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to use new, life-saving technology for fragile, premature infants, thanks to a $24,000 grant from the Will Rogers Institute. Almost all premature infants are unable to breathe on their own because their lungs are not fully developed; respiratory distress is a leading cause of death for premature infants. The equipment — Neurally...

2012-07-17 14:21:10

MURRYSVILLE, Pa., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Respironics, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling 80 Trilogy Model 100 and five Trilogy Model 202 ventilators in the United States. The recall was initiated on April 27, 2012 and is being conducted to replace a potentially defective electronic component. Respironics has received no reports from users of ventilator malfunction, injury or death related to this issue. The Trilogy 100 ventilator provides volume and pressure...

2012-07-17 10:24:44

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion issued the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of EnVe® ventilators. The FDA has classified this action as a Class 1 recall. The company initiated the voluntary recall in June. The products subject to the recall were manufactured between December 2010 and January 2012. This action has no effect on the manufacture or distribution of current products. In June, CareFusion sent an urgent Recall...

2012-07-06 06:21:42

WAYNE, N.J., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Critical Care AB and MAQUET Medical Systems USA today issued the following update regarding its voluntary worldwide field correction for its C20, C30 and C40 FLOW-i Anesthesia Systems. The recall was related to a software problem with the MAN/AUTO switch used for changing between manual and automatic ventilation modes. The corrective action associated with this field correction included upgrading the affected systems' software as well...

2012-06-07 02:27:52

WARRINGTON, Pa., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced it will be presenting neonatal AFECTAIR® data at the 11th European Congress on Pediatric and Neonatal Ventilation being held June 6 - 9, 2012 in Montreux, Switzerland. Though initially presented in the U.S., these data presentations mark the first introduction of the AFECTAIR...

2012-04-03 02:26:56

SHENZHEN, China, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced today that it will attend the 67th China International Medical Equipment Fair ("CMEF") in Shenzhen, China between April 17 and April 20, 2012. Mindray will exhibit more than 90 products from its three primary business segments, namely patient monitoring and life support, in-vitro diagnostic and...

2012-03-28 13:33:02

Lung-protective mechanical ventilation needs greater utilization, researchers say Carefully adjusting mechanical ventilator settings in the intensive care unit to pump smaller breaths into very sick lungs can reduce the chances of dying by as much as 8 percent, according to a study by critical care experts at Johns Hopkins. Study participants were evaluated for two years after their acute lung injury. "Adjusting the ventilator to keep the breath size and lung pressures lower can have a...