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SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today introduced a portable ventilator for adults and children who require mechanical ventilation at home. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/LA60768) The CareFusion LTVÂ® 1100 ventilator is designed to significantly enhance the mobility of patients with spinal injuries or neuro-muscular diseases who require continuous ventilation to breathe.
New clinical guidelines for use of noninvasive ventilation in critical care settings are published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100071.pdf.