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Union Springs Pharmaceuticals Introduces New, More Effective Respirator

UNION, Ky., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Springs Pharmaceuticals, LLC, today announces the unveiling of their revolutionary ViralClyns(TM) P95 disposable respirator, a product that offers a virtually impenetrable barrier against airborne viruses and other opportunistic pathogens. (Phot...

Liquid Respiration Respirator For Premature Babies

Breathing is the most important and natural activity we carry on in order to live. Before birth it is done through the placenta, and after with the Lungs. // Normally the lungs of the foetus are filled with amniotic liquid and, at birth, the first cry activates this respiration surface. But the mai...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

... Among the preliminary reports from working nurses: At Sutter Solano hospital in Vallejo, Calif., nurses were refused access to adequate N-95 respirator masks, prompting RNs to file a complaint currently under investigation by Cal-OSHA. Nurses throughout California widely report that swine flu pa...

Nurses File Cal-OSHA Complaint After Hospital Refuses to Supply Swine Flu Masks for Units with Infected Patients

...s a key reason for mask failure, and allowing the penetration of viral particles. The article, "Performance of an N95 Filtering Facepiece Particulate respirator and a Surgical Mask During Human Breathing: Two Pathways for Particle Penetration," by Sergey A. Grinshpun et. al ., reports that, "The number of par...

Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort

...e series includes masks of N95, N95 with valve, N95 Odor with valve and R95 with valve. Overview of the Draeger X-plore 1700 Filtering Facepiece respirator Filter material: CoolSAFE(TM) to protect against solid and liquid non-volatile particles Odor version: ...

Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical

...u report this morning on Bloomberg.com, "N95 respirator masks , when properly used, filter germs from the ...e spread of flu." You can find all types of respirator masks at AllegroMedical.com , along with medical...ash. For extra precaution wear an N95 Particulate respirator Mask. These are being used worldwide to help cont...

AFGE: TSA Must Do More to Protect Its Workforce and the Public

... following: That a respirator, gloves and hand sanitizer be provided any TSO who requests them; That TSOs be issued an N-95 respirator as prescribed by OPM Director John Berry in his April 27, 2009 memorandum; That shifts during the pandemic be rotated so that TSOs can wash th...

Trust for America's Health Applauds U.S. Response to Swine Flu

...lity. Responding to this outbreak will require using a significant portion of the currently stockpiled Tamiflu(R) and other medical equipment, such as respirator masks. These medications and equipment will need to be restocked. In addition, the stockpile has existing shortfalls in the number of masks, respirato...

Historic LASIK Surgery Performed on Quadriplegic Patient to Preserve his Communication Abilities

... BERGENFIELD, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Abrue (30), a quadriplegic patient who is dependent on a respirator since he was eight years old, had a historic and highly successful LASIK procedure performed by Drs. Jeffrey and Joseph Dello Russo. Eric fell from a ...

Creating a Healthy Home Environment: Mold and Mildew Free

...material will have to be removed and discarded. -- Protect Yourself While Cleaning -- The Environmental Protection Agency recommends wearing an N-95 respirator mask, gloves, and goggles while cleaning mold. Black mold or toxic mold (usually found in buildings with severe water damage) produces dangerous toxin...

Radio-Wave Devices May Play Havoc With Medical Equipment

...niversity of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. There were no patients involved, but there were 41 medical devices typically used in such a setting such as respirator machines, IV pumps, dialysis devices, defibrillators and external pacemaker devices. Two radio frequency identification device systems, one active ...

Trust for America's Health on New HHS Influenza Pandemic Draft Guidance

... is it reasonable for every American family to stockpile the recommended 20 respirator masks per household or the up to 100 facemasks per family at a cost of $35....be left unprotected. There is still no Federal Drug Administration-approved respirator mask for kids, despite the warning by the Centers for Disease Control and P...

Parker Extends Precise Medical Seal Capability; Acquires Hi-Tech Group Companies

...companies provide precision plastic and elastomeric components for medical devices such as intravenous equipment, drug infusion pumps, masks, septums, respirator hoses, catheters and diaphragms sold directly to original equipment manufacturers. Hi-Tech also produces components for various pump valves, liquid co...

Julia Quinlan to present awards at a conference hosted by Rutgers College of Nursing

... (NEWARK, N.J., March 18, 2008) Julia Duane Quinlan, mother of Karen Ann Quinlan, whose legal battle to remove her daughter from a respirator changed the use of life-support for the dying, will present the second annual Joe and Julia Quinlan Award to Dr. John Gregory from Overlook Hospital, ...

New human H5N1 bird flu case in Indonesia

...karta, said, "The woman is being treated with the anti-viral drug Tamiflu and antibiotics. "Her condition is bad. For a second day, she has been on a respirator and her blood pressure is high." Yusuf said, "The woman had come down with a fever two weeks after being in the vicinity of dead chickens. " Th...

Protective Clothing of Health Workers Insufficent Against Contamination

...and take off. All but two of the participants donning the E-RCP experienced some contamination. An outfit incorporating a powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR), included two protective layers adding a hood, more gloves, hooded coveralls, and boot covers to the ensemble. This outfit did offer superior p...

Life Or Death: Parents Await High Court Judgment

... slightly. He is dependent on medical instruments for assistance in breathing, chewing and swallowing. The boy is currently being kept alive through a respirator (ventilator). The patient is however mentally alert and able to recognize and respond to his parents. The NHS trust, involved in the treatment has req...

Doctors Drained Excess Fluids From Sharon's Abdominal Cavity

... Sharon's condition as unchanged after the procedure, the online news service Ynet reported. He was in serious but stable condition, remained on a respirator and was not sedated, they said. The procedure was carried out on Sharon, 77, who has been in coma for seven weeks after suffering a stroke Jan 4. ...

Girl Comes Out Of Irreversible Coma

...our months in a coma. The coma was allegedly caused by the beating// she had received from her stepfather and adoptive mother. The girl had been on a respirator for a period of four months, and her coma was declared irreversible by doctors. The girl is showing signs of coming out of her vegetative state. ...

Reconstituted Blood Better For Young Hearts

...nfants who received the reconstituted blood had significantly shorter stays in both the intensive care unit and the hospital, and spent less time on a respirator after the surgery. Researchers conclude saying that their results show it could actually be worse for infants, thus researchers say abandoning this...
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