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SEEBURGER Offers First B2B Integration between SAP & ePedigree Systems

...edigree systems are routed through the SEEBURGER bis gateway . Benefits include: N...B2B technology is available either as a standalone bis 5 or bis 6 gateway - depending on the organization's needs ...

'Surgery, Anesthesia & Your Brain,' Not the Cache of 'Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll'

... (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090428/LA00156 ) bis (the prototype brain activity monitor) was declared the standard of care fo...n 2007. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/86660.php . Although bis is most commonly used, others include PSI, Entropy, Narcotrend, Cerebral St...

Experimental agents may prevent radiation-induced leukemia

...id Miller. The compounds Miller studied are biphosphonates known to scientists as ethane-1-hydroxy-1, 1-biphosphonate (EHBP) and carballylic amido bis phosphonic acid (CAPBP). Biphosphonates have emerged as an attractive chemopreventive agent due to earlier research that suggests they prevent bone me...

Waking up during surgery: Low-cost prevention?

...ch is used widely in operating rooms and intensive care units around the world. However, it is not clear that the reduction in awareness reported with bis monitors is attributable predominantly to the technology itself. Controversially, recent research suggests that previous cases of awareness with expli...

Cosmetic Surgery: PK Anesthesia Safest Achievable

...esia, is also an anti-oxidant and powerful anti-nausea drug. Using the bis brain monitor, the patient's individual response guides precise propofol do...ockholder or paid consultant of Aspect Medical Systems, Inc., makers of the bis monitor. ...

Cosmetic Surgery - No Killer Blood Clots to the Lungs Sans GA, PK Anesthesia Can Save the Day

..., unnecessary and avoidable risk). Using the bis to monitor the patient's individual brain response...t hear, feel or remember the experience. With bis monitored PK anesthesia the patient gets what she ...ant of Aspect Medical Systems, Inc., makers of the bis monitor. ...

Cosmetic Surgery - PK 'Goldilocks' Anesthesia: All of the Benefits, None of the Risks

...ctable hallucinations or dysphorias. With PK, measuring the propofol with a bis brain activity monitor reproducibly blocks the ketamine side effects, then the ketamine blocks the brain from receiving pain signals. bis measuring prevents too much or too little propofol, assuring just the right...

Cosmetic Surgery -'Goldilocks' Anesthesia Is Not Mickey Mouse

...he patient from experiencing the pain of the local anesthesia injection common to all cosmetic and dental surgery. Because the patient is asleep, the bis monitor helps the surgeon know when to re-inject local anesthesia during surgery. By eliminating both the before and during surgical sources o...

The Top 10 Health Stories of 2008, from the Harvard Health Letter

...epth." More than half of the operating rooms in the United States have bis technology. But it's been controversial, partly because the company that se...ret. This year, researchers reported the results of a study that tested the bis monitoring in a 2,000-person randomized trial. BIS-guided anesthesia was no...

P&G Recognizes Top Performing Suppliers

...r performance management system earned the "Excellence Award." These recipients include: Appleton, ARS, ARACRUZ CELULOSE, Attends Healthcare AB, BASF, bis Frucon Industrial Services Inc., BISCHOF+KLEIN, Boots Contract Manufacturing, Cly-Del Manufacturing Co., CROWN Aerosol Packaging, Diamond Packaging, D...

Jack Henry & Associates Divests Insurance Agency Outsourcing Business Line

...nancial institutions to own an insurance agency without the capital investments required to build or buy an agency, or the inherent operational risks. bis was acquired by Jack Henry & Associates in 2004 and was assimilated into its ProfitStars(R) brand in 2006. The company will now be re-branded as Insur...

New Technology No Better at Spotting 'Anesthesia Awareness'

..."I don't think that this particular study says the bis monitors are no good," Morton said. "It basically ...Anesthesiologists] practice advisory says that the bis monitor may still be helpful in high-risk patients...e of 0.21 percent. Five more patients (four in the bis group and one in the control group) had possible a...

'Awake' the Movie Highlights the Need for 'Goldilocks' Anesthesia, Says Dr. Barry L. Friedberg, Developer of Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitored Propofol Ketamine Sedation, Now Trademarked as Minimally Invasive Anesthesia (MIA)(R)

...rs of anesthesia providers been reluctant to adopt bis monitoring? "Because measuring the brain's respo...hetized nor under-anesthetized but 'just right!' bis has a scale of 0-100. Awake is bis 98-100. Recall rarely occurs at BIS below 75. MIA ...

Through-Wave Ultrasound: Effective, Economical and Ideal for Breast Imaging, Biopsy

...org/cgi/content/short/356/3/227 ) 2007 study. ARIA bis effectively penetrates dense tissue, is automated ...has decreased. Minimally operator dependent, ARIA bis seamlessly blends the critical elements of multipl... multiple imaging and reporting systems. The ARIA bis is FDA cleared for breast imaging and image-guided...

'Donde West Death Highlights Unnecessary Risk of General Anesthesia for Cosmetic Surgery,' Asserts Dr. Friedberg

...ients' wishes, general anesthesia is most often given for cosmetic surgery," states Dr. Friedberg. According to Aspect Medical Systems, makers of the bis monitor, the sleep portion of general anesthesia ideally occurs at 45-60 on a scale of 0-100. "Minimally invasive anesthesia (MIA)(R) (BIS = 60-75) gi...

Epidemic of Anesthesia Overdosing ... How Can You Avoid It?

... accurately medicated for general anesthesia (i.e. bis 45-60). It is not uncommon for relatives of elder...avoid being routinely overdosed? By being sure the bis monitor (Aspect Medical Systems, Inc., Norwood, MA) is used," asserts Dr. Friedberg. The bis is the first level of consciousness monitor to be ...

Safer, Simpler, Better & Cost Effective Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

...iated with general anesthesia (GA). The use of the bis monitor produces information from the brain, the anesthesiologist's target organ. bis permits anesthesia providers to assign numerical v...0-100. Safety: The sleep portion of GA occurs at bis 45-60. However, the patient can have the same expe...

Cosmetic Surgery & Exotic Brazil

...involving anesthesia. Dr. Friedberg has developed bis monitored propofol ketamine sedation, also known a.... For greater patient safety, Dr. Friedberg deems bis monitoring a standard of care, especially for cosm... employed by Aspect Medical Systems, makers of the bis monitor. He is not a stockholder or a paid consult...

Heart Tick for Fast Foods in Australia

...hy nutrition guidelines and will soon make its appearance at restaurants, take-away outlets and hotels. This was the result of research by analyst bis Shrapnel who showed that 70 percent of the six million Australians who take in fast food every day are looking for a healthier alternative. Accord...
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