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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,...

2010-07-27 10:42:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study on treating Cerebral Palsy with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is making waves in India and the U.S. The largest sample of children studied to assess neuro-developmental improvements focuses on a combination of standard rehabilitation therapies, such as Occupational, Physical, Speech Therapies and HBOT. HBOT raises the oxygen molecule content in the body through oxygen-carrying blood cells and all body fluids. A person enters a treatment...

2010-07-06 08:47:00

BEIJING, July 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, announced today that it has signed a contract to sell 10,000 oxygen-chip units to Beijing C&D Co., Ltd. for RMB11 million (about $1.58 million). The patented oxygen-chip, jointly developed by Dehaier and the University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2008, is...

2010-06-28 12:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients Medical, a leading integrative and holistic medical center in New York City, is premiering the new 2.0 ATA Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chamber in July - the only soft chamber of its kind available in a private office in Manhattan. Daniel Silverstein, MD, specializing in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) protocols, explains how the treatment works and its many health benefits. "Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a non-invasive therapy that uses...


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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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