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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...

2010-09-03 17:51:40

Millions of patients with advanced disease in palliative care settings receive oxygen therapy to help them breathe more easily. But a new study from Duke University Medical Center says roughly half of them don't benefit from the intervention, and among those who do benefit, it doesn't make a bit of difference whether they get pure oxygen or just plain old room air "“ both offer equal benefit. "Offering oxygen when patients begin experiencing shortness of breath has become standard care...

2010-08-20 09:53:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the 'Company") Biomedical Systems, a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture of computerized monoplace hyperbaric chambers, today confirmed that it has received FDA 510-k clearance for O.S.C.A.R. (TM). O.S.C.A.R. (TM) is an acronym for "Operating System for Control And Recording." This computerized system is configured as a stand-alone unit that will...

2010-08-19 13:52:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States? Many would be surprised to learn that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is, and the number of people with COPD is increasing. According to the COPD Foundation, more than 12 million Americans are currently diagnosed with COPD and an additional 12 million may not realize their shortness of breath and coughing are in fact symptoms of this debilitating condition. Although such...

2010-08-10 13:47:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Biomedical Systems Group today announced the sale of a BARA-MED® Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber to Nhat Nam Medical Equipment Co., LTD, a medical supplier in Hanoi, Vietnam. BARA-MED® will be integrated into a clinical management program and provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Eric Sprague, Director of Asia Sales,...


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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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