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2014-01-16 14:04:47

An endotracheal extubation training video produced by Rafael Ortega, MD, the vice-chair of academic affairs for the department of anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of anesthesiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and his colleagues is featured in this week's New England Journal of Medicine. The training video, which is the seventh BMC-produced video to appear in the NEJM's Videos in Clinical Medicine section, provides best practices for physicians...

2013-11-18 12:30:24

First Subglottic Suctioning ETT FDA Cleared for Saline Use(1),(2) that Provides a More Effective Suctioning to Help Prevent Cross-Contamination and Microaspiration ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced the introduction of KimVent* MICROCUFF* Subglottic Suctioning Endotracheal Tube (ETT), the first subglottic suctioning ETT to be FDA cleared for saline use providing for more effective(** )clearing of potentially harmful clogs.( 1,2,3) The MICROCUFF*...

2013-06-11 08:33:01

Company Receives New Contracts for KimVent Oral Care Products, Including an ASCEND Agreement SAN ANTONIO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breakthroughs 2013 Conference, Booth #1141 -- Kimberly-Clark today announced it was awarded three group purchasing agreements with the Premier healthcare alliance for its KimVent Oral Care products and the Pediatric Microcuff Endotracheal Tube. It was awarded two agreements for its KimVent Oral Care products, including one contract within Premier's...

2012-12-21 16:22:50

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that the company's LifeSense(®) and RespSense(TM) capnography monitors now achieve globally recognized requirements for medical electrical equipment used while professionally transporting a patient outside of a healthcare facility.* These requirements are globally recognized by regulatory bodies. Not all capnographs meet these requirements. (Photo:...


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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,...

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