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2010-05-17 07:18:55

Early CPAP as effective for preemies as ventilator, with fewer complications Two findings from an NIH research network study provide new information on how much oxygen very preterm infants should receive starting on the first day of life and the most effective means to deliver it to them. The first was that higher oxygen levels improve preterm infants' survival but increase the risk for a condition that can damage the retina. The second was that a treatment typically used for adults with...

2010-04-14 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Biomedical Systems Division today announced the sale of a BARA-MED® XD computerized monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber to Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), a non-invasive procedure in which the patient breathes 100% oxygen while fully enclosed in a specially...

2010-02-23 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Biomedical Systems Division today announced the placement of two (2) BARA-MED XD computerized monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers at Blue Mountain Health System Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center, Lehighton, PA. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), which is a non-invasive procedure where the patient breathes 100% oxygen...

2010-01-03 23:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 5-year study of patients with severe traumatic brain injury conducted at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis shows significant benefit of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to improve brain metabolism and its ability to recover from injury. The results were recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery. Every year, more than 1.4 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) - the leading cause of death and disability in...

2009-12-01 18:11:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Oxygen Systems - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164334/Medical-Oxygen-Systems---Global-Market-Opportunities.html Worldwide medical oxygen systems market for home healthcare setting is reckoned to witness growth coming years. The buoyant growth expectations stem from demographic factors such as, the rapidly aging world population, a...

2009-11-12 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, and CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading global medical device company, today announced a multi-year technology licensing agreement establishing the breakthrough noninvasive blood constituent monitoring capabilities of Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry technology to be used in CareFusion infusion and respiratory...

2009-10-19 17:23:49

Scientists have countered findings of previous clinical trials by showing that giving supplemental oxygen to animals during a stroke can reduce damage to brain tissue surrounding the clot. The timing of the delivery of 100 percent oxygen "“ either by mask or in a hyperbaric chamber "“ is critical to achieving the benefit, however. "The use of supplemental oxygen after blood flow is restored in the brain appears to actually cause harm by unleashing free radicals," said Savita...

2009-09-01 10:25:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division today announced the sale of a BARA-MED((R)) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber to Dr. Garrett Post, a family practitioner serving the Atlanta, Georgia area. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a non-invasive therapy. In its clinical applications, the patient breathes 100% oxygen while fully enclosed in a specially designed...

2009-08-26 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division, a product division in ETC's Controls Systems Group, has contracted with Histria International, SRL for the delivery and installation of the first BARA-MED((R)) computerized monoplace hyperbaric chamber in Romania. Histria International is a "turn-key" supplier, providing all the necessary facilities of a comprehensive...

2009-07-28 13:31:00

100% Oxygen Environment Helps Heal Stubborn Wounds SEATTLE, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest Hospital & Medical Center today announced the installation of two new, state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen chambers and the launch of hyperbaric oxygen therapy services offered through the Northwest Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center. Hyperbaric oxygen chambers create a 100% oxygen environment, which has been proven to help accelerate the healing of many types of wounds...


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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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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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