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Verathon, maker of GlideScope video laryngoscopes, provides free educational DVD to promote best practices in pediatric airway management.
Date:7/30/2012

BOTHELL, Wash., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon® Inc. announced today the release of Pediatric Airway Rounds: An Educational Video Series with Cheryl K. Gooden, MD. The new Pediatric Airway Rounds DVD offers hands-on techniques, case studies, and other valuable information that promotes best practices in pediatric airway management.

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A pediatric anesthesiologist and associate professor at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, Dr. Gooden discusses:

  • Developmental differences between infant, small child and adult airway anatomy
  • Difficult pediatric airway management strategies
  • Hands-on tips for intubating pediatric patients using the GlideScope® video laryngoscope
  • Six case studies, featuring patients from two months to seven years old with normal and difficult airways

As a distinguished educator and clinician, Dr. Gooden understands the need for hands-on educational tools to promote best practices for pediatric anomalies. "The pediatric anatomy does differ from that of an adult," explains Dr. Gooden. "Therefore, the approach to airway management of infants and children is influenced by developmental differences in head and neck anatomy, no matter the device used to manage the airway."

"Clinicians haven't always had the right tools for the smallest airways," says Dr. Jack Pacey, President of Verathon Medical Canada and inventor of the GlideScope video laryngoscope. "Verathon Medical is committed to not only providing the right-sized tools for pediatric patients, but also providing the right educational information needed to help physicians who routinely intubate children, as well as those who infrequently work with kids.  Dr. Gooden's expertise and teaching style make her a wonderful partner in this effort."

The instructional DVD is free and available while supplies last. The DVD is currently being shipped to hundreds of customers around the world who are registering for it on the company Web site verathon.com, and through a DVD trailer on YouTube.  A video podcast of the new pediatric educational DVD is available on anesthesiologynews.com.

GlideScope covers a full range of pediatric airways

The GlideScope AVL Preterm/Small Child video laryngoscope instrument provides the right-sized solution for small airways, with four single-use sizes for children from preterm to 28 kg.  A reusable GVL® 2, introduced in October 2011, is designed for patients from 4-20 kg. Optimized for NICU, OR and ED settings, the AVL Preterm/Small Child delivers a consistently clear view of the airway and enhanced maneuverability, enabling fast intubations. For more information about the AVL Preterm/Small Child video laryngoscope, go to glidescope.com.

About Verathon Inc.

Verathon designs and manufactures reliable, state-of-the-art medical devices and services that offer a meaningful improvement in patient care to the healthcare community. The company's noninvasive BladderScan® instrument is a standard of care for portable bladder volume measurement. The brand is found in over 60 countries in Urology and Primary Care practices, as well as Acute and Extended Care facilities. With the January 2006 acquisition of Saturn Biomedical Systems in Vancouver, Canada, Verathon entered Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Emergency markets with the GlideScope® video laryngoscope brand. Verathon is headquartered in Bothell, Washington and operates as a subsidiary of Roper Industries. For more information, please visit verathon.com.

About Roper Industries

Roper Industries is a market-driven, diversified growth company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, transportation, medical, education, and SaaS-based information networks.  Additional information about Roper Industries is available on the Company's website at roperind.com.

Verathon Media Contacts:  Lorraine Silva, Director of Marketing Operations, Verathon Medical, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5604).  Alternate Contact:  Jane Mueller, VP of Marketing, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5600). 

BladderScan, GlideScope, GVL, the GlideScope symbol, Verathon, and the Verathon Torch symbol are registered trademarks of Verathon Inc.
© 2012 Verathon Inc.


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