Latest Medical ventilator Stories

2011-06-13 15:28:46

Guidelines that reduce the use of mechanical ventilation with premature infants in favor of a gentler form of respiratory support can profoundly affect those children’s outcomes while reducing the cost of care.

2011-05-16 20:52:17

A miniature, easy-to-carry ventilation system with a simple nasal mask may help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) become more active.

2011-04-11 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed Corp. (NYSE: RMD) today released its new S9 VPAP(TM) series of bilevel devices.

2011-03-09 00:00:27

Medical Support Products Inc has launched a new ecommerce website to help customers quickly find and order respiratory equipment and supplies. Mountville, PA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 Medical Support Products Inc has launched a new ecommerce website to help customers quickly find and order the respiratory equipment and supplies that they need.

2011-03-08 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today introduced a portable ventilator for adults and children who require mechanical ventilation at home. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/LA60768) The CareFusion LTV® 1100 ventilator is designed to significantly enhance the mobility of patients with spinal injuries or neuro-muscular diseases who require continuous ventilation to breathe.

2011-03-07 06:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative technology solutions for people with respiratory conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), announced today that it has received FDA clearance for use of the Breathe Technologies BT-V2S ventilator in the home setting.

2011-02-17 21:03:04

Cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia — the most lethal and among the most common of all hospital-associated infections — dropped by more than 70 percent in Michigan hospitals where medical staff used a simple checklist designed by Johns Hopkins researchers.

2011-02-14 15:57:51

New clinical guidelines for use of noninvasive ventilation in critical care settings are published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100071.pdf.

2011-01-27 10:00:00

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