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2012-03-23 23:01:47

Gradian Health Systems will distribute the life saving pulse oximeter designed by the Lifebox Foundation to hospitals using the Universal Anaesthesia Machine in Nepal, Malawi, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. New York, NY / London, UK (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Gradian Health Systems LLC and the Lifebox Foundation, two non-profit organizations dedicated to saving lives through safer surgery, have partnered to improve perioperative care in low-resource hospitals that have inadequate anaesthesia and...

2012-02-01 23:38:19

Researchers say the device might offer a reliable way to monitor hospitalized patients for recurrent strokes in real time A research team led by investigators at Mayo Clinic in Florida has found that a small device worn on a patient's brow can be useful in monitoring stroke patients in the hospital. The device measures blood oxygen, similar to a pulse oximeter, which is clipped onto a finger. Their study, published in the Feb. 1 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, suggests this tool, known as...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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