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2014-09-25 08:24:54

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeVac, the revolutionary new product designed to remove an object from an obstructed airway, made a second appearance on the Doctor Radio show on September 22. "We rarely have follow up guests on our show," said host Dr. Ira Breite. "But when our producer was contacted by a listener who said her life was changed after hearing about the LifeVac on our initial broadcast we wanted to have them in again." "We are honored to be asked...

2014-09-17 23:06:53

If VA hospitals reduced their surgical site infection rates from the 10th percentile to the 50th percentile, the Veterans Health Administration could save more than $6.7 million per year. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A recent study of 54,000 surgical patients at VA hospitals in fiscal year 2010 revealed 3.2% of these patients developed surgical site infections (SSIs), with 0.8% labeled as deep SSIs and 2.4% labeled as superficial SSIs. The average difference for each patient with...

2014-07-16 23:12:09

Watson-Marlow Pumps Group announces the launch of its Qdos 60 peristaltic metering pump, designed to reduce chemical metering costs compared to conventional solenoid or stepper-driven diaphragm metering pumps. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Watson-Marlow Pumps Group announces the launch of its Qdos 60 peristaltic metering pump, designed to reduce chemical metering costs compared to conventional solenoid or stepper-driven diaphragm metering pumps. Qdos 60 eliminates the need for ancillaries, boosts...

2014-06-23 23:11:11

Since he was little, Golbo the Spider has been warned to stay away from vacuum cleaners, but sometimes facing what we fear can be a great experience as he discovers in Faiz Kermani’s hilarious new book “Golbo the Spider’s Amazing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure.” Alsace, France (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Sometimes people have to face what they fear to find a place they can call home. Golbo the Spider quickly learns this lesson in Faiz Kermani’s new children’s book “Golbo the Spider’s...

2014-03-18 23:20:47

Disposable surgical instruments may help prevent infections like the fatal neurological disease 18 patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to NBC News' Feb. 10, 2014 report, eighteen patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) because of improperly sterilized surgical tools. This rare brain disease causes failed memory, blindness, and coma, among other symptoms, and kills 90% of patients...

2014-01-31 23:24:17

SurgiMark’s Via-Guard Yankauer suction tips’ disposability can help prevent number six on ECRI Institute’s 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The ECRI Institute recently released its 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list, with inadequate reprocessing of endoscopes and surgical instruments named as the sixth most-serious health technology hazard this year. This health hazard is especially prevalent recently, with Seattle Children’s...

2013-12-23 23:20:42

Spectrum Surgical is pleased to extend its line of instrument cleaning brushes specifically designed for Baron and Frazier Tubes that are offered in a range of brush diameters. Stow, OH (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp., a division of STERIS Corporation, offers a range of cleaning brushes specifically designed for Baron and Frazier Suction Tubes. With brush diameters ranging from just 1mm (3 french) to 4mm (12 french) and in overall lengths of 7-inches (Baron)...

2013-08-10 23:02:41

"It is essential to inform yourself of the dangers surrounding pool/spa/whirlpool suction and make sure the facility you are using is properly fitted not only with an appropriate and functioning drain cover, but also an automatic pump shutoff device,” states Rex Cowan, Manager of local firm Play-It Safe Technologies. (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The recent entrapment, and near drowning, of Usher's 5 year old son in the drain of his private pool, as referenced in a USA Today...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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