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2011-07-25 15:30:00

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical technology company and ResMed (NYSE: RMD), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders today announced a five-year agreement providing CareFusion the exclusive right to distribute the ResMed Stellar(TM) 100 and 150 non-invasive ventilators (NIV) and their related accessories...

2009-10-13 11:48:55

Contrary to current policies recommending that non-invasive ventilation be avoided during an infectious outbreak, the author of a commentary (pre-embargo media link only http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj081987.pdf) in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca argues that it should be used expeditiously in this setting. Noninvasive ventilation uses a mask interface to ventilate the lungs of patients in respiratory failure, rather than a tube inserted into the trachea. Because...

2009-09-28 15:17:49

Contrary to current policies recommending that non-invasive ventilation be avoided during an infectious outbreak, the authors of a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) argue that it should be used in this setting. Non-invasive ventilation uses a mask interface to ventilate the lungs of patients in respiratory failure, rather than a tube inserted into the trachea. Because suitable candidates for noninvasive ventilation avoid complications associated with endotracheal...

2009-07-21 04:00:00

LONDON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's aging population has led to a rise in the number of registrations and diagnoses of respiratory diseases. While there has been a shift towards non-invasive ventilation to manage these diseases, manufacturers are struggling to maintain profit margins in this highly price sensitive market, while providing technologically advanced products at the same time. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) To provide decision makers with...