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2011-10-07 07:00:00

Package includes anesthesia machine, ventilator and other MRI-compatible options in a mobile bracket. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 DRE Veterinary â” a premier supplier of veterinary surgery equipment â” now offers an MRI-Compatible Anesthesia Surgery Setup featuring an anesthesia machine and anesthesia ventilator. This one-of-a-kind package offers everything needed to create a complete, compact and mobile setup in your facility. DRE creates a...

2011-09-08 15:12:13

A new study by UNC researchers finds that an inexpensive set of infection control measures could potentially save many thousands of lives and billions of dollars. At any given time, one of every 20 hospital patients has a hospital-acquired infection, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This leads to an estimated 99,000 deaths in the U.S. each year and up to $33 billion in preventable health care costs. Now a new study by University of North Carolina at...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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