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2009-02-03 13:52:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BeneChill, Inc. (www.benechill.com) today announced the start of the PRINCE (Pre-Resuscitation Intra-Nasal Cooling Effectiveness) study. This randomized study will determine whether intra-nasal cooling using BeneChill's RhinoChill device during resuscitation increases patient resuscitation and survival rates. The PRINCE study is being conducted as a post-market approval study in Europe. The company received CE marking for the RhinoChill system in 2007. The...

2008-11-07 09:00:24

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics today announced that Dr. Ohad Ziv, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Rhode Island Hospital, has been selected as the recipient of the second annual American Heart Association-Philips Resuscitation Fellowship Award. Funded by a grant from Philips Healthcare, the Fellowship encourages young investigators in the early stages of their careers to advance the resuscitation field through basic and clinical research. The American...

2008-11-07 09:00:24

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new State of Resuscitation survey released today by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) finds an overwhelming majority (90 percent) of the emergency physicians surveyed believe that resuscitation practices in the United States are not very effective. Emergency physicians cite increased bystander CPR, faster patient-to-doctor time, improved data collection and sharing, and greater use of technology as critical to improving resuscitation for...

2008-10-20 09:00:42

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Detek, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ZOLL Medical Corporation , today announced that their PocketCPR(R) device will be used in a statewide campaign to teach Arizona 6th through 12th graders how to correctly perform continuous chest compression CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The goal of this Arizona initiative is to teach this technique to children so they can perform it properly and train family members. To improve the...

2008-10-08 21:00:28

ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq GS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, announced today that Tyler Health Care Center, a 20-bed community hospital in Tyler, Minnesota, is the latest in a growing number of smaller hospitals to implement the Company's AutoPulse(R) Non-Invasive Cardiac Support Pump. The AutoPulse was placed recently into the emergency department, which often found it difficult to run codes during the night shift with only two...

2008-10-07 18:00:10

SonoSite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound in point-of-care medicine, announced today that the new Los Angeles County-USC (LAC+USC) Medical Center has installed 12 S-FAST(TM) point-of-care ultrasound tools in each of its major resuscitation bays, where the most critically ill and injured people are treated. LA County Hospital is the country's largest and busiest Level I trauma centers with 150,000 ED patient visits annually and is recognized...

2008-10-01 21:00:23

ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq GS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, announced today that the Kuopio University Hospital (KUH), one of the largest hospitals in Finland, has successfully implemented the AutoPulse(R) Non-invasive Cardiac Support Pump in its Intensive Care department. KUH is the first hospital in Finland to establish protocols for using the AutoPulse. Jouni O. Kurola, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, KUH,...

2008-09-19 00:00:10

By Jerome Taylor Floating above one's body or travelling down a long tunnel leading to a white light has become such a cliched description of near-death experiences that many remain deeply suspicious of them. And yet time and again people from different walks of life have described the same scenario. Traditionally debated by theologians and philosophers, the scientific community is now taking a look in an attempt to answer one of life's most enduring questions: what happens to our...

2008-09-02 21:00:25

ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq GS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, announced today that Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital (HDGH) in Windsor, Ontario is the first hospital in Canada to have installed the Company's AutoPulse(R) Non-Invasive Cardiac Support Pump. The major cardiac and trauma center, which was also the first hospital in Canada to place AEDs in nursing units, has two AutoPulse units available in the facility's Critical Care Unit and...

2008-04-13 03:00:08

By Shah, Malay B Bittner, James G IV; Edwards, Michael A Rett Syndrome is associated with decreased peristaltic esophageal waves and gastric dysmotility, resulting in swallowing difficulties and gastric dilation. Rarely, gastric necrosis and perforation occur. Our case represents the third reported case of gastric necrosis and perforation associated with Rett Syndrome. A 31-year- old female after 11 hours of intermittent emesis and constant, sharp abdominal pain presented with evidence of...


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