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2010-05-05 05:01:00

The prosthetic hand that pioneered the bionic industry gets an upgrade Note to editors: Video footage available on request from Touch Bionics and Reuters TV. Additional content and photographs available at: www.touchbionics.com/pulse and http://www.touchbionics.com/press/Ian-Reid LIVINGSTON, UK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics (www.touchbionics.com), developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies, today announced the launch of the i-LIMB Pulse, an all-new version...

2010-03-09 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced the launch of Blackboard Pay(TM), an open-loop prepaid card program that lets educational institutions simplify the disbursement of financial aid credit balances - as well as student payroll - while cutting costs for institutions and lowering student fees. Blackboard Pay provides students and staff immediate access to their funds while eliminating the need to wait for paper check disbursements....

2010-03-02 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Cowen and Company 30th Annual Health Care Conference at The Boston Marriott Copley Place on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. ET. A live audiocast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at www.masimo.com. A replay of the...

2010-02-12 11:03:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Autometrics Pulse(TM) has determined the results of the recent NFL Super Bowl advertising 3-day impact on demand for the five models that appeared during , before or after Sunday's game. This is the first time such data has been made available, and is based on measuring more than 300,000 daily prospects on over 100 online sources. The biggest winner has been Hyundai Sonata, running ads before, during and after the game. Monday saw demand for the...

2010-02-03 09:00:00

CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse Systems announced today that the company has added new sales representation covering most of the Western United States. Effective February 1, 2010, Diverse Technologies, Inc. of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA has been granted an exclusive sales territory encompassing the states of California (except for the San Francisco Bay Area), Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. "We are very pleased to be...

2010-02-02 17:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo Corporation (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced it will release fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results for the period ended January 2, 2010 after the market closes on February 16, 2010. A conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe E. Kiani, Chairman and Chief Executive...

2009-12-17 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that new research findings, published in the November 2009 issue of the Journal of Perinatology, show that Masimo perfusion index (PI) accurately predicts low superior vena cava flow (SVC) in preterm, very-low-birth-weight infants--representing a promising method for continuous and noninvasive monitoring...

2009-12-02 11:31:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo Sports, a world leader in outdoor rolling fun and action sports products, is proud to announce that their latest creation, the one-of-a-kind Pulse Slither drift scooter, is now available in stores nationwide. The first innovative three-wheeled scooter of its kind, the Slither offers the ability to pull off tricks and maneuvers that are simply not possible on any other scooter or wheeled good thanks to the two large front wheels offset...

2009-11-23 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that Advocate Health Care--Illinois' largest health care provider--has renewed its multi-year, system-wide contract for Masimo SET pulse oximetry technology. A Masimo customer since 2001, Advocate Health Care's renewal of its Masimo SET technology standardization contract means Masimo will continue to...

2009-10-20 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo Corporation (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced it will release third quarter 2009 financial results for the period ended October 3, 2009, after the market closes on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. A conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be hosted by Joe E. Kiani, Chairman and Chief...


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Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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