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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...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched a newly updated continuing education class, Managing Respiratory Patients Through Efficient Aerosol Delivery, rounding out their free learning program with seven classes for respiratory therapists, nurses, case managers, and pharmacists. The updated class allows participants to self-study online, enabling easier access for caregivers to update their skills and receive necessary credits for maintaining...

2009-10-27 08:48:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with National Respiratory Care Week, Contour Products(TM), a leader in the sleep support and comfort industry, is proud to promote the results of a 2009 survey conducted among respiratory therapists who work with CPAP patients daily. One of the most common issues among CPAP therapy users is discomfort when sleeping with their CPAP mask, as a result of the mask pressing against their face. The Contour CPAP Pillow alleviates this with...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched two updated continuing education classes, rounding out their free learning program with seven classes for respiratory therapists, nurses, case managers, and pharmacists. The classes are designed as group programs that are pre-approved for continuing education units by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC), Florida State Board of Nursing, and the...

2008-12-23 09:48:00

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, the global leader in High Flow Oxygen Therapy products, earned one of the top awards for its exhibit at the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)'s 54th Annual Convention and Exhibition in Anaheim, California. Second place honors went to Vapotherm for its exhibit featuring Precision Flow(TM), the first high flow therapy device to integrate humidification, gas blending, flow control, and full alarm functionality into a single...

2008-12-16 18:31:00

Masimo also receives the AARC Zenith Award for Equipment and Service Excellence at the 54th Annual International Respiratory Congress in Anaheim IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through-Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced that the clinical benefit of its remote monitoring and clinician notification system, Masimo Patient SafetyNet, was featured in a presentation titled Global Perspectives of...

2008-12-09 11:50:00

DALLAS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Timothy McDonald, physician, attorney and chief safety and risk officer for Health Affairs at the University of Illinois Medical Center, will give the keynote address titled "The Legal and Ethical Pitfalls in Respiratory Care," at the 54th Annual American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) International Respiratory Congress at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, Dec. 13 beginning at 10:15 a.m. One of the issues Dr. McDonald will address...

2008-10-09 12:00:38

Linde North America has acquired Respiratory Support Services, a leader in delivering post-acute respiratory care in the U.S. Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company that provides high acuity clinical services in Europe and South America and is a premier provider of medical gases and related solutions. Respiratory Support Services (RSS), headquartered in Livingston, Tennessee, provides respiratory care services and equipment...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

Covidien: What: National and local experts in respiratory, pulmonary and critical care will gather for a peer-to-peer discussion about new study results and best practices. Local and national hospitals will be recognized for improvements in patient care. Keynote presentation: "Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Prevention, Protocols, and Pay for Performance" Dr. Michael Gropper, nationally recognized critical care specialist Facilitated panel discussion highlights: -- Results...

2008-09-14 21:00:09

By CHRISTINE L PRATT By CHRISTINE L. PRATT Staff Writer WOOSTER -- He's seen the positive effects on the longevity and quality of life for many patients. Now a local respiratory therapist is refreshed to know recent legislation will help to ensure delivery of necessary services to patients suffering from chronic lung and cardiac problems. Jim Freehahn has been a respiratory therapist since 1993 and came in 1997 to Wooster Community Hospital, where he is lead therapist for the...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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