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2011-06-20 10:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inogen has been honored with the Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for the Inogen One Portable Oxygen Concentrator. The Medical Design Excellence Awards competition is the only awards program that exclusively recognizes contributions and advances in the design of medical products. The Inogen One, developed by Goleta, California based Inogen, Inc. is used to provide supplemental oxygen to long term oxygen therapy patients in...

2011-04-21 06:00:00

BEIJING, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has signed a tripartite strategic cooperation agreement with Taiyo Nippon Sanso Shenwei (Shanghai) Medical Gas Co., Ltd ("Taiyo-Shanghai") and Beijing Orient Medical Gas Co., Ltd ("Beijing...

2011-03-26 00:00:30

Portable oxygen concentrators are now approved for use in-flight by the FAA, allowing oxygen therapy patients to travel on overnight stays and live a life without limitations! Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Once upon a time, being diagnosed as an oxygen therapy patient predestined a lifetime of housebound reliance on heavy, bulky tanks that limited mobility and made physical freedom a thing of the past. Not only were the oxygen machines awkward and highly pressurized, but they required...

2011-01-20 16:31:34

Patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are on long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) have more to worry about than breathing difficulties. According to a new study by researchers in Sweden, COPD patients on LTOT today face an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other non-respiratory ailments. The study's results suggest physicians need to carefully monitor for these conditions and treat them to help decrease the risk of mortality in these...

2010-12-02 12:13:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SeQual Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in portable oxygen technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Chart Industries' wholly owned subsidiary, CAIRE Inc., a leading respiratory care products provider for the home health care market. SeQual has built a strong reputation based on engineering experience and a clinical patient focus. As a leader in portable oxygen concentrators, SeQual will complement and broaden CAIRE'S...

2010-11-23 08:07:00

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Perry Baromedical (www.perrybaromedical.com) has signed a partnership to supply hyperbaric oxygen chambers to Restorix Health, (www.Restorix.com). Restorix Health is a new business model in healthcare that provides a comprehensive, community-based facilities approach for advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Restorix Health has chosen Perry's Sigma 40, the world's largest monoplace hyperbaric chamber with Sigma Elite EMR...

2010-11-04 00:00:45

WizPill, a cutting edge new sleep aid pillow utilizes the most advanced and effective medical and scientific research to offer a new way to overcome sleep loss and feel more rested. The pillow utilizes bone conduction transducers, sleep-inducing sound waves, music therapy, oxygen therapy, ergonomic design and more to help the user gain from the many health benefits of quality sleep. New York, NY (Vocus) November 3, 2010 WizPill, the newest, most advanced sleep aid pillow, utilizes...

2010-10-19 15:58:47

Research: Effect of high flow oxygen on mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in pre-hospital setting: Randomized controlled trial A change to the way paramedics use oxygen when treating patients with chronic lung disease could cut the death rate in these cases by up to 78%, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. Researchers based in Australia found the risk of death in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was significantly reduced by...

2010-10-05 15:08:16

The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured, Medical College of Georgia researchers report. Within just a few days, ventilators and oxygen chambers used to significantly increase oxygen levels can also dramatically increase levels of peroxynitrite, an oxidant powerful enough to break down DNA and cause proteins to malfunction, said Dr. Yunchao Su, pharmacologist in the MCG Schools of Medicine...

2010-09-21 20:46:58

"The upcoming ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines  for the management of STEMI, to be published in 2012 will address this issue on the basis of the Cochrane review and the entire literature," said Gabriel Steg from Hôpital Bichat (Paris, France), co-chairman of the ESC Task Force on the management of AMI-STEMI. Supplemental oxygen therapy, said Stefan James, also co-chairman of the ESC AMI-STEMI Task Force, is currently recommended in European guidelines for patients with...


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Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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