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Covidien receives FDA clearance for its Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system

... company and recognized innovator in mechanical ventilation and respiratory care devices, announced it has ... option provides continuous levels of mechanical ventilation to patients requiring respiratory support, ... environments, particularly during noninvasive ventilation where leaks associated with the use of masks, ...

Frost & Sullivan Examines the Key Challenges in the European Non-Invasive Ventilation Market

... While there has been a shift towards non-invasive ventilation to manage these diseases, manufacturers are ... with key insights into the European non-invasive ventilation market, the Healthcare Group at Frost & ... manufacturers and distributors of non-invasive ventilation devices and accessories in Europe. "The ...

Frost & Sullivan Examines the Key Challenges in the European Non-Invasive Ventilation Market

... While there has been a shift towards non-invasive ventilation to manage these diseases, manufacturers are ... with key insights into the European non-invasive ventilation market, the Healthcare Group at Frost & ... manufacturers and distributors of non-invasive ventilation devices and accessories in Europe. "The ...

Pulmonx Announces New President and CEO Michael A. Baker to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Company

... airflow in the lungs, known as collateral ventilation . Recent research suggests that the presence of collateral ventilation may have an important impact on the effectiveness ... a new bronchoscopic method to measure collateral ventilation prior to endobronchial lung volume reduction. J ...

Photos: Philips Expands Home Healthcare Commitment With Portable Life-Support Ventilator; Offers Ease of Use, Portability and Versatility for Patient

... (11 lb / 5 kg) device marks a milestone in home ventilation from a recognized leader in respiratory care. ... bi-level positive airway pressure for noninvasive ventilation nearly 20 years ago. To view the Multimedia ... offers both volume- and pressure-control ventilation for adult and pediatric use with features ...

Aviation Ventilation Expert Available to Speak About Swine Flu Spread on Airplanes

... Proper ventilation on board aircraft can help lessen the risk ... commercial aircraft, including requirements for ventilation to lessen the risk of all disease exposure -- ... were when the aircraft was parked with the ventilation systems shut down for any period of time," as ...

Florida Cardiologist First in United States to Acquire Innovative Shape-HF Cardiopulmonary Testing System

... device assesses heart-lung interaction and ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure and other ... to cardiologists across the country. While ventilation testing devices have been used for several years ... Cardiologists know that measuring patient ventilation is the best method of assessing patient ...

DRE AV-S Ventilator Now Has Multiple Spontaneous Breathing Modes

... Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory ventilation (SIMV) and Synchronized Mandatory Minute ventilation (SMMV) functions can be utilized as patients ... function provides a set level of minute volume ventilation and allows spontaneous breaths, combined with a ...

Hospira's Precedex(R) Phase IV Study Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

... with Precedex were removed from mechanical ventilation almost two days earlier, and the prevalence of ... ICU patients expected to require mechanical ventilation for more than 24 hours. As measured using the ... patients. Median time to removal from mechanical ventilation was 3.7 days in the Precedex-treated patients vs. ...

Oridion Signs Strategic Development and Marketing Agreement with Global Healthcare Company

... of hypoventilation as well as help them assess ventilation and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive ... community recognizes the importance of monitoring ventilation effectively, a necessity to safely eliminate ... alternate care and other settings where patients' ventilation may be compromised and at risk. (1) ...

Early Mobility Best for ICU Patients

... of ICU patients with sepsis, prolonged mechanical ventilation and multiple organ failure, nearly half of the ... associated with extended use of mechanical ventilation and lengthy ICU stays. In other studies ... of Chest Physicians has more about mechanical ventilation . -- Kevin ...

Computer Program Helps COPD Patients Monitor Breathing

... longer exercise duration if they were engaged in ventilation feedback, in addition to the regular exercise program over either ventilation feedback or exercise alone," Collins said. The ... into three groups: exercise only; exercise plus ventilation feedback (VF); or VF alone. Patients doing VF had ...

Computer game helps COPD patients breathe better

... longer exercise duration if they were engaged in ventilation feedback, in addition to the regular exercise program over either ventilation feedback or exercise alone, said Dr. Collins. ... to three groups exercise alone, exercise plus ventilation feedback (VF) or VF alone. VF patients had their ...

Oridion Introduces New Smart Capnography System for Improved Patient Safety

... allows the clinician to simultaneously monitor ventilation with end tidal carbon dioxide as well as monitor ... continuous monitoring of both oxygenation and ventilation in patients receiving PCA or neuraxial opioids in ... process of innovation to improve patient safety. ventilation monitoring is critical to improved patient ...

Acute lung injury patients one-third less likely to die in 'closed' model ICUs

... providing protective low tidal volume mechanical ventilation and supportive therapy. ICUs that require ... in Seattle area ICUs receiving mechanical ventilation were screened for ALI, between April 1999 and ... that the use of low tidal volume mechanical ventilation differed between closed and open ICUs, the ...

New Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System to be on Display at 2009 American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

... is a non-invasive medical device that assesses heart-lung interaction and ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure and other cardiopulmonary disease. ... and commercialization of products for assessing heart/lung interaction and ventilation in chronic heart failure and other cardiopulmonary disease. Shape's clear ...

Blacks more likely to opt for life-sustaining measures at end of life

... comfort only). Lastly, when asked whether they would opt for mechanical ventilation to extend their lives for a week, 24 percent of African-Americans said they would, compared to 13 percent of whites. When mechanical ventilation would extend life by one month, this percentage rose to 36 percent in ...

Heart Rhythm Society Introduced to New Method for Optimizing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy During Exercise

... A "Cake Walk" of a Test The test involves measuring ventilation parameters while the patient exercises on a treadmill at a very low ... and commercialization of products for assessing heart/lung interaction and ventilation in chronic heart failure and other cardiopulmonary disease. Shape's clear ...

Pulmonx Acquires Assets of Emphasys Medical and Unveils Combined Product Portfolio at International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Annual Meeting

... has developed its Chartis System to identify the presence of collateral ventilation in the lungs. This may enable physicians to better identify patients who ... pilot clinical study of a new bronchoscopic method to measure collateral ventilation prior to endobronchial lung volume reduction. J Appl Physiol. ...

Even Barely Early Babies Face Respiratory Risks

... or RSV -- especially among premature infants who are put on oxygen or ventilation shortly after birth. RSV is the most common cause of inflammation of ... risk is higher among infants exposed to supplemental oxygen or assisted ventilation during the neonatal period, the researchers said that the need for oxygen ...

Haledyne Debuts Air Sanitizing Technology for Healthier Home

... Medicine, researchers showed a direct correlation between increased room ventilation and a reduction in the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The study concluded that increased room air ventilation may be an effective intervention for further decreasing SIDS risk in ...

America's Beauty Show Challenges Toxic Salons

... of clients and, even more so, their stylists by establishing efficient ventilation of salons, and their workstations. The efficiency of this ventilation should conform to certified national standards. Information on all ...

Most Devout Most Likely to Fight Death to the End

... Intensive life-prolonging care was defined as the use of mechanical ventilation or cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the last week of life. Those ... of those with high levels of religious coping were placed on mechanical ventilation compared to 3.6 percent of those with low levels. The rate of ...

Oridion Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Capnostream(TM)20 Monitor With Integrated Pulmonary Index(TM)

... Pulmonary Index(TM), clinicians can quickly and easily assess a patient's ventilation status and monitor a patient's changing condition, thus facilitating more ... services, transport, alternate care and other settings where patients' ventilation may be compromised and at risk. Certain statements made herein that ...

Missouri Firm's New Ventilator Design Addresses Serious Homeland Security Issue

... the number of patients requiring mechanical ventilation; -- mechanical ventilation for people with respiratory failure might have to be provided outside ... at Allied. "It will mean that volunteers can deliver life-saving ventilation to large numbers of people, allowing health care professionals to use ...

DRE Medical Equipment Offers Valuable Discounts to GE Healthcare Customers

... requirements needed for today’s surgeon, including pressure support ventilation for laryngeal mask airways and pressure control volume guaranteed ventilation for minimally invasive surgery. About DRE DRE provides a combination ...

Measures to assess potential lung injury during ventilation inadequate

... of that improvement to improved understanding and refinement of mechanical ventilation protocol. Currently, to assess lung strain, clinicians estimate tidal ... with more refined measurements, the mortality rate due to mechanical ventilation by 4-5 percent this could save up to 7500 lives in the U.S., if we accept ...

Infant Heart Transplant Controversy Continues

... death is similar to the debate over whether or not withdrawing mechanical ventilation was killing a patient or not from 30 years ago. Today, he said, many deaths occur in intensive care units when mechanical ventilation is withdrawn. If a patient, or in the case of an infant or a child, the ...

Treatment for Cigarette, Alcohol & Drug Use During Pregnancy Dramatically Improves Outcomes for Mom and Baby, Kaiser Permanente Study Shows

... the mother's uterus), pre-term delivery, low birth weight and neonatal ventilation were dramatically higher for the 156 untreated substance abusers than the ... or treatment than those who received treatment -- Risk of neonatal ventilation was 2.2 times higher for women who were screened but did not accept ...

Mindray's AS3000(TM) Anesthesia Delivery System Receives U.S. FDA Clearance

... and community hospitals." The AS3000 delivers precision anesthesia and ventilation assistance with an intuitive design developed to bring a higher level of ... million in 2008. The system provides enhanced inhalation anesthesia and ventilation support capabilities for a variety of anesthesia cases and critical care ...

Asthma Awareness Month Spawns Healthy Advice

... as harmful as outdoor air pollution. Additionally, the ALA cites heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems as a frequent source of the indoor air ... call 877.DUCTZ.USA. About DUCTZ: DUCTZ, the nation's largest heating, ventilation and air conditioning restoration business, was ranked by Entrepreneur ...

Hands-Only Resuscitation OK for Cardiac Arrest

... New American Heart Association guidelines don't require ventilation MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- If you see someone ... in 2007 showed no negative impact on survival when mouth-to-mouth ventilation was eliminated, the association statement said. It's still best to have ...

Deep Breeze Ltd. Launches Unique Non-Invasive, Radiation-Free Pulmonary Imaging System in the U.S.

... lung cancer. Current methods involve lung function tests together with ventilation and perfusion (V/Q) scans which include radiation and are expensive and ... These preoperative evaluations currently require radionuclide tests of ventilation and perfusion that require administration of radioactive isotopes and not ...

Even 9-Year-Olds Can Learn CPR

... are able to successfully and effectively learn basic life-support skills. As in adults, physical strength may limit depth of chest compressions and ventilation volumes, but skill retention is good," he added. In the training program, the children were taught CPR, how to use of automatic defibrillators, ...

CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

... technologies including Alaris((R)) IV pumps, Pyxis((R)) automated dispensing and patient identification systems, AVEA and Pulmonetic Systems(TM) ventilation and respiratory products, ChloraPrep((R)) for infection prevention and MedMined(TM) services for infection surveillance, neurological monitoring and ...

CareFusion Form 10 Registration Statement Declared Effective

... technologies including Alaris(R) IV pumps, Pyxis(R) automated dispensing and patient identification systems, AVEA(R) and Pulmonetic Systems(TM) ventilation and respiratory products, ChloraPrep(R) for infection prevention and MedMined(TM) services for infection surveillance, neurological monitoring and ...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

... labeling changes: a warning against the use of these fillings in patients with mercury allergy; a warning that dental professionals use adequate ventilation when handling the material for the fillings; and a statement discussing the scientific evidence on the benefits and risks of dental amalgam. ...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Announces Closing of Offer to Acquire Warrants

... of oxygen therapeutics and Defense Medicine(TM). The company has under development a perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte(R)) and has out-licensed an implantable glucose sensor. These products are based upon core technologies that include biomedical ...

CareFusion Expands Pyxis(R) Perioperative Solutions Offering

... technologies including Alaris((R)) IV pumps, Pyxis((R)) automated dispensing and patient identification systems, AVEA and Pulmonetic Systems(TM) ventilation and respiratory products, ChloraPrep((R)) for infection prevention and MedMined(TM) services for infection surveillance, neurological monitoring and ...

Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ

... pollutant sources in the house such as tobacco smoke, families can proactively protect themselves by maintaining a clean home environment and good ventilation of cooking fumes, and by making sure that pregnant women and children consume healthy diets." But, she noted, "as far as outdoor air exposure, ...
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