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2014-07-28 12:23:52

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) understands that a reliable, uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen is vital to any healthcare facility. This understanding has driven the company to technical innovations that not only improve the efficiency of its oxygen supply systems, but also optimize gas use. Air Products will highlight these systems--including systems for emergency oxygen supply and high efficiency systems that reduce oxygen loss--from...

2014-07-24 08:31:52

ANDOVER, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) employing precise ultrasound technology, announced that its EasyOne Pro(®) has been chosen as the instrument to measure Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity (DLCO) for phase 2 of the COPDGene(®) Study, the most comprehensive study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ever undertaken. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S....

2014-07-21 04:21:48

TAIPEI, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (Apex, TWSE: 4106), a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors, announces that the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has issued a final advisory opinion, determining that Apex's newly designed XT series continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) water tank and Wizard 220 mask are free from the patent claims asserted by ResMed, one of Apex's major competitors. Apex...

2014-07-19 23:02:29

The speakers, panelists and attendees represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single location all focused on the patient with COPD. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons COPD Conference will include speakers, panelists and attendees that represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single...

2014-07-17 23:01:08

Founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the O-2-I's to appropriate companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Patients requiring oxygen therapy have a big enough challenge already without the added inconvenience of current oxygen delivery systems. Because of the creativity of an inventor from Spring, Texas, however, an improved method of oxygen therapy is available. She developed a prototype for O-2-I'S to provide greater convenience...

2014-07-10 16:25:14

HERRIMAN, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC) has issued a call to action to hospitals throughout the country to consider encouraging professionals working in the field of vascular access to seek certification. Speaking on behalf of the VACC board of directors, Board President Hudson J. Garrett, Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP, VA- BC(TM), cited Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as an example for hospitals to follow. "The...

2014-07-10 12:30:17

CROWN POINT, Ind., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the...

2014-07-10 12:26:41

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Anesthesia And Respiratory Devices Market (Anesthesia Workstation, Anesthesia Delivery Machines, Ventilators, Monitors, Nebulizers & Respiratory Inhalers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-07-01 11:31:24

American Thoracic Society In a new study of the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis. Most patients who did receive a diagnosis had evidence of asthma or nonspecific airway hyperreactivity, which may have been due in some cases to aggravation of pre-existing disease by deployment exposures. "Earlier studies of...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...


Latest Respiratory therapy Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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