Spacelabs Healthcare is recalling the Arkon Anesthesia System with Version 2.0 Software due to a software defect that may cause serious adverse health consequences, including hypoxemia and death, according to an FDA announcement.
Grastek, a sublingual allergen extract manufactured by Merck & Co Inc, has received FDA approval as an immunotherapy for the treatment of Timothy grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis.
The FDA has approved Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in certain patients, according to Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
The Beacon 2.0 remote patient monitoring software is designed to help clinicians prioritize patient care from any location.
RT Magazine’s Technology Guide for Secretion Clearance devices is now available as a downloadable pdf. This Secretion Clearance Technology Guide is generously underwritten by Electromed Inc and its SmartVest Airway Clearance devices.
The DRE Echo CO2 Capnograph Monitor works with a facility’s existing monitoring technology to integrate capnography.
The LifeChoice Activox Sport Model is a 3.9 lb portable oxygen concentrator featuring up to 5.5 hours of internal battery runtime.
Tracheal splints created using 3-D printing have successfully improved the lung function of an 18-month-old boy with severe tracheobronchomalacia, making him the second child whose life has been saved by the technology developed by University of Michigan doctors.
Doribax (doripenem), an antibacterial drug that has been used to treat patients who develop pneumonia while on ventilators, carries an increased risk of death and lower clinical cure rates compared to similar antibacterial drugs, according to the FDA.
A small nasal filter the size of a contact lens could alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies in an estimated 500 million people worldwide.