A focus on home care solutions and the development of lightweight, portable oxygen delivery devices have had a major impact on the oxygen therapy market.
Nonin’s Bluetooth Smart Model 3230 finger pulse oximeter allows secure connections to Bluetooth Smart-ready devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and telehealth solutions.
This month’s technology insider explores video laryngoscopy, a device that, due to its durability and portability, has proven to be a favored option for airway management during disaster situations.
AlertWatch Inc, a University of Michigan Health System startup company, has gained FDA clearance to sell its patient monitoring software, AlertWatch:OR, which helps anesthesia providers monitor patients in the operating room.
The FDA has issued a Class I Recall of the ISIS HVT Tracheal Tube Cuffed with Subglottic Secretion Suction Port (with and without Preloaded Stylet), by Teleflex Medical.
New monitoring systems are improving the ability of respiratory care teams to remotely track vital signs for multiple ventilated patients while strengthening safety practices, VAE/VAP reporting, and hospital data integration.
Commercially available since 1997, adaptive aerosol delivery (AAD) has undergone improvements as it attempts to edge out conventional nebulizing methods.
Benson Medical Instruments now offers the CCS-200 Spirometer, which utilizes the same software package as the company’s audiometers, allowing customers to archive their audiometric and spirometric results in one, easy-to-use database.
Masimo has received a CE marking for its O3 regional oximetry technology, which allows clinicians to continuously and simultaneously measure regional oxygen saturation and arterial oxygen saturation via sensors placed on the patient’s skin.
Blood gas analysis technology continues to shorten the length of time between testing and results, thanks to improved technology and a focus on point-of-care devices.