When disaster strikes, the expertise and medical support delivered by federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams, which include RTs, are often the difference between life and death for victims.
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.
With a focus on innovation, Instrumentation Laboratory has become a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis.
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.
Covidien has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Puritan Bennett 980 acute care ventilator, according to a company announcement. The device is designed for use with neonatal to adult patients.
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.
As telemedicine opportunities expand, companies and respiratory care professionals are developing mobile health devices that connect more patients with the benefits of pulse oximetry.
Commercially available since 1997, adaptive aerosol delivery (AAD) has undergone improvements as it attempts to edge out conventional nebulizing methods.