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2011-05-04 00:00:28

Study concludes that use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage from serious airway problems in intensive care units Jerusalem, Israel / Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 03, 2011 Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnographyâ“ž¢ family of decision support tools for the monitoring of effective ventilation, today heralded a landmark British study concluding that the use of capnography can significantly reduce patient...

2010-10-19 17:19:59

Procedural sedation and analgesia is an essential element of care for children requiring painful procedures in the emergency department. The practice of combining ketamine and propofol, two common medications used in emergency departments, has become more popular. However, until recently, it was unclear whether this practice was superior to the use of either agent alone, especially in children. Research led by Drs. Amit Shah, Gregory Mosdossy and Michael Rieder of the Schulich School of...

2010-08-17 23:29:00

JERUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, August 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnography(TM) family of algorithm-based solutions (Integrated Pulmonary Index(TM), SARA(TM), and Smart Breath Detection Algorithm(TM)), announced the signing of a new agreement with IMI Co. Ltd., a leading distributor of medical equipment in Japan. This agreement provides Oridion with the opportunity to further expand into the Japanese market with its...

2010-06-07 08:33:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today the full market release of its latest medical technology breakthrough--Masimo Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM)-- providing continuous and noninvasive respiration rate (RRa(TM)) that is accurate, easy-to-use, and enhances patient tolerance. With full commercial availability to hospitals worldwide, Masimo...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

JERUSALEM and IRVINE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of Smart Capnography(TM), and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced a distribution agreement naming Masimo as a non-exclusive distributor for the Oridion Capnostream(TM)20 portable bedside capnography monitors throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This distribution...

2010-02-17 22:15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the ventilation monitoring and capnography markets, Frost & Sullivan proudly presents Oridion with the 2010 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement. Frost & Sullivan recognizes the outstanding effort Oridion has made in providing customer value and increasing customer acceptance and adoption of capnography and ventilation monitoring technologies. By doing so, it has...

2009-12-09 17:04:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that it has received the prestigious Zenith Award for equipment and service excellence from the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) at their 55th Annual AARC International Congress in San Antonio, Texas. Masimo Rainbow SET Acoustic Monitoring was also featured in live demonstrations at the Masimo...

2009-12-03 15:01:58

Administration of propofol by nonanesthesiologists is safe; proper training and patient selection are crucial The worldwide safety experience of endoscopist-administered propofol sedation now exceeds 600,000 patients. The low rate of serious adverse events underscores the safety of nonanesthesiologist-administered propofol (NAAP) for gastrointestinal (GI) procedures, provided that it is administered by a team of individuals who have received training specific to the administration of propofol...

2009-12-02 23:30:00

JERSUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, December 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion Systems Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN) today announced that the Bavarian Red Cross has chosen Microcap(R) portable capnographs for its RTW (Rettungswagen) medical vehicles. The use of capnography can help paramedic teams to assess the ventilation status of a patient as well as alert them to issues that affect respiratory status such as displaced endotracheal tubes, episodes of respiratory depression as...

2009-10-22 06:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of ARX-03, a proprietary sublingual dosage form combining an opioid, sufentanil, with a benzodiazepine, triazolam. ARX-03 is designed to address the current unmet need for a non-invasive product to provide mild sedation, anxiolysis and analgesia with rapid onset of action for the increasing number of painful and anxiety-producing office-based...


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