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Wildfire Evacuation Preparedness Tips for Pets

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparing your family to evacuate during a natural disaster takes some initial planning. In conjunction with California's Wildfire Awareness Week, PurinaCare(R) Pet Health Insurance ( www.purinacare.com ) would like to offer some tips to help prepare...

SurgiQuest Announces FDA Approval for Smoke & Plume Evacuation for AirSeal Dynamic Pressure System(TM)

ORANGE, Conn., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. AirSeal Dynamic Pressure System(TM) was granted FDA 510(k) approval for smoke evacuation. The AirSeal DPS(TM) continuously re-circulates and filters CO2 used to insufflate the abdomen during laparoscopic surgical procedures. Surgeons rou...

Nolan Law Group Files Lawsuit on Behalf of the Parents of a 14-Month-Old Girl Killed in October 15th 2008 Medical Evacuation Helicopter Crash Near Aurora, Illinois

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit stemming from the catastrophic October 15, 2008 crash of an Air Angels EMS Helicopter near Aurora, Illinois was filed today on behalf of Robert and Brooke Blockinger, who suffered the tragic loss of their 14-month-old daughter Kirstin Reann Blockinger....

Salvation Army Supporting Shelter and Evacuation for Hurricane Ike With Meals for Thousands of Evacuees and Emergency Workers

Warns Residents That Storm's Path Threatens Major Population Center and Heightens Danger ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army today is supporting the evacuation and shelter operations ordered by the State of Texas prior to the anticipated landfall of Hurric...

Restoration Industry Association Provides Evacuation Checklist for Residents Impacted by Ike

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For individuals forced to evacuate due to Hurricane Ike, the Restoration Industry Association (RIA, formerly ASCR) suggests taking these items: -- Health & homeowners insurance policies, wills, passports -- Family photos & irreplaceable me...

Palladium Health Selects Air Ambulance Company AirMed International as Their Official Medical Evacuation Service

Air ambulance services from AirMed will be offered through Palladium Member Plans. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 17, 2008 -- Award-winning air ambulance company AirMed International has announced it has become the official air medical evacuation program for Maryland-bas...

Restoration Industry Association Provides Evacuation Checklist for Residents Impacted by Flooding

COLUMBIA, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents forced to leave their homes and businesses due to flooding often have only a short period of time to pack up their belongings. The Restoration Industry Association (RIA, formerly ASCR) suggests that individuals keep these items in an ...

Paramed Systems Achieves Significant Business Milestone in the Offshore Oil and Gas Evacuation Market

SALT LAKE CITY, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramed Systems today announced the release and first shipment of their marine-grade Mobility Offers Versatility (MOV) chair, a fully motorized stair climbing chair to oil and gas platform operators in the Gulf of Mexico. The use of the MOV chair on drill...

Tragedy Expert Offers Evacuation Tips

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Weeks is available as an expert on the grief effects of the tragedies. Weeks, a nursing instructor with the TCU Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, is a grief mental expert and long-time Red Cross volunteer. Weeks has been involved with...

Research identifies risk factors that affected World Trade Center evacuation

January 22, 2009 -- Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have released findings identifying factors that affected evacuation from the World Trade Center (WTC) Towers on September 11. A research methodology known as participatory action research (PAR) was used to id...
Evacuation in Medical Technology

'Hibernation-On-Demand' Drug Hydrogen Sulfide Significantly Improves Survival After Extreme Blood Loss

...be kept alive for at least three hours, that would allow time for the situation to be stabilized and the scene of the incident secured enough to allow evacuation of that soldier to an area where he or she can get medical attention," Roth said. Roth's study, which attempted to mimic a similar scenario, involve...
Evacuation in Medical Products

LapEvac Smoke Evacuation Systems

Description: LapEvac, designed for use during laparoscopic surgery, will help reduce many of the risks associated with poor vision and loss of distension due to smoke & efforts to clear smoke and aerosols from the patient's cavity. This system is the world's first disposable, battery powered smoke evacuator tha...
Company:Buffalo Filter

Surgiflex® WAVE XP™ Handpiece and Pump, with smoke evacuation option, without probe shaft

Description: The Surgiflex WAVE XP couples the state-of-the-art Surgiflex WAVE Probe with the convenience of a truly portable battery-powered pump....
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Surgiflex® WAVE XP™ Handpiece and Pump, with smoke evacuation option

Description: The Surgiflex WAVE XP couples the state-of-the-art Surgiflex WAVE Probe with the convenience of a truly portable battery-powered pump....
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Hi-Lo® Evac Endotracheal Tube with Evacuation Lumen

Description: Shown to delay the early onset of VAP. (Valles J, Artigas A, Rello J, et al: Continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions in preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia. Ann Intern Med 1995; 122: 179-186. Mahul P, Auboyer C, Jospe R, et al: Prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in intubated patients:...
Company:Nellcor

SmartVac Smoke Evacuation System

Description: The SmartVac Smoke Evacuation System provides a more intelligent solution to the problem of collecting hazardous surgical plume. This next generation smoke evacuator combines a higher level of user feedback with numerous user requested features and benefits into a unique, smart system. SmartVac ...
Company:Niche Medical, Inc

SAFE® System Surgical Smoke Evacuation System

Description: A system for the removal and filtration of laser and surgical smoke....
Company:Edge Systems Corporation

FineTech-Brindley (VOCARE) Bladder System

Description:...hich has been used by people with spinal cord injuries to empty their bladder (or urinate) on demand. A secondary use of the device is to aid in bowel evacuation and promote penile erection. The Bladder System includes surgically implanted internal components, and an external control unit. Internally, a pacemak...
Company:Finetech Medical LTD

PenAdapt - Electrosurgical Pencil Adapter For The Collection Of Smoke Plume

Description:... It has long been a standard requirement for smoke evacuation to be used during laser procedures, however, many in the healthcare industry contend that smoke plume generated from electrosurgical procedures is as ...
Company:Buffalo Filter

OptiMumm™ Smoke Evacuator

Description:... The OptiMumm™ smoke evacuator is the centerpiece of a complete smoke evacuation system when used with the AccuVac™ smoke evacuation attachment, Valleylab's universal mounting system, and either the Force FX&...
Company:Valleylab

The AirSafe® VersaVac2® Surgical Smoke Evacuator

Description:...g rooms. The FreshAire filter technology is the next generation in smoke evacuation filter performance, offering the clinician unparalleled plume capture and o...ct, economical. The VersaVac2® is the premier choice for surgical smoke evacuation and filtration....
Company:Stackhouse Incorporated

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Evacuation in Medical Dictionary

Colostomy

...eans to treat various disorders of the large ... End colostomy . ... An end colostomy is usually a permanent ostomy, resulting from ... Natural evacuation of the Descending or Sigmoid Colostomy ... There is no one way to take care of a colostomy . ... learn to care for your colostomy , the better. .....
Evacuation in Biological News

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have received a grant in excess of $2 million from the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine to determine the ideal time to fly that minimizes health complications to injured soldiers due to the rush to move them from the battlefield into a safe zone...

CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago

...ot return to their adobe homes, which excavations showed were void of people and tied shut from the outside. "I think there may have been an emergency evacuation from the ceremonial building when the volcano erupted," he said. To date, no human remains have been found at Ceren. ...

Trees won't stop tsunamis, scientists warn

... tsunami, in particular, early warning systems need to be installed, the population must be educated to recognise the signs of an imminent tsunami and evacuation plans need to put in place and practised. All these preparations are current in Japan, and should serve as an example to the rest of the world. The...

Where there's wildfire smoke, there's toxicity

...absorbed by human tissues are a matter of concern. "More aggressive measures to avoid smoke seem to deserve study, including distribution of masks and evacuation to air conditioned environments, and closure of non-smoke secured schools," said Sioutas, who holds the school's Fred Champion Professorship of Civil ...

Weather woes emphasize need for SSPEED

...ct. 29-31. SSPEED is short for the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and evacuation from Disaster Center, primary sponsor of the conference. Rice leads the org... Other keynotes will be by Brian Wolshon of Louisiana State University on evacuation traffic simulation, Sam Brody of Texas A&M on developing a coastal communit...

Study reveals homeowner perceptions in fire-prone areas

...prone areas, perceived level of responsibility for fire prevention and preferred way to receive fire information. Almost 70 percent had experienced an evacuation because of fires. Results showed most residents were very concerned about fires and that psychological impacts linger even a few years after the las...

Emergency response and nanotechnology

...ergency response plans in the United States is the evacuation of the population in the event of a general emerge... in more than 15 years. Data was collected for 230 evacuation incidents, occurring between January 1, 1990 and J... profiling and ranking scheme designed to identify evacuation incidents of sufficient complexity to challenge th...

Radiation, nanotechnology, health care and more

...entists will share lessons learned during previous emergency response incidents. They will also present models predicting future event responses. evacuation or shelter-in-place (Wednesday, 8:45 a.m.) Effectively using measures to mitigate the health effects of radiation exposure (Thursday, 8:45 a.m.) Cur...

Amphibians respond behaviorally to impact of clear cutting

...uated clearcut treatments than entered, although the researchers cannot say what portion also may have died or retreated underground. Documenting this evacuation response is important because animals are potentially available later for re-colonization once the forest begins to grow back. The results of the s...

Observing sustainable tourism in Antarctica

...AATO guidelines are upheld. This included everything from waste disposal, the details of crew and staff briefings to contingency and emergency medical evacuation plans. The regulations stop anything from cigarettes and food, even golf balls, going overboard. This was Dr Lamberts second trip in his role as O...
Evacuation in Biological Technology

Reliant Technologies Announces Canadian Launch of Fraxel re:pair(R) Laser: A New Class of Treatment Therapy for CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

...ment from mild to aggressive. It is the only ablative resurfacing device capable of being operated by a single clinician because of its built-in smoke evacuation system, and capable of treating at depths from 110 micrometers (um) to 1.6 mm into the dermis. "Ablative fractional skin resurfacing with the Fraxel...

Calling all computers: VoIP goes mainstream

...at allow you to get even more value from the phone system. One early example he cites is Informacast, a paging and notification system for building evacuation that Berbee originally wrote for the U.S. Department of Commerce. It allows you to use VoIP to either send a text or voice message simultaneously t...

Madison company urges disaster warning upgrades

...ion of the levee breach," he said. "But by then, the rising waters had made evacuation impossible for many, especially the most economically and physically disadv...ike failures and the resulting flooding, and provided alternative emergency evacuation routing. We could have created an informational thread that warned people o...

Improving an Integral Part of the Lab: Vacuum

...pumps clear moisture from the pump head during the evacuation process and thus dramatically increase pump effici...ing low flow conditions. The result is much longer evacuation times. Automatic Drying ...id out of the pump heads at high speed during the evacuation process. As part of the process, the pump heads a...

Self-Drying Vacuum Pumps... the solution for applications producing condensation

...pumps clear moisture from the pump head during the evacuation process and thus dramatically increase pump effic...d. The results are a poorer vacuum and much longer evacuation times. Automatic Drying ...id out of the pump heads at high speed during the evacuation process. As part of the process, the pump heads ar...

Acrylamide Polymerization A Practical Approach

... temperature (2325C) before degassing begins. Furthermore, if a cold gel solution is placed under vacuum, the process of evacuation tends to keep the solution cold. Pouring a gel with a cold solution will have a substantial negative effect on the rate of polymer...
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