A commentary published by details the steps and knowledge that emergency medical service leaders should know about the use of capnography.
Early Sense 2.0 monitoring system
EarlySense has signed a co-marketing agreement with Herman Miller-Nemschoff to offer healthcare furniture pre-enabled to accept EarlySense contact-free sensor-based monitoring.
Image of intubated patient.
According to an article published in Respiratory Care, appropriate airway humidification reduced inflammatory responses elicited as a consequence of mechanical ventilation.
Damage control resuscitation practices that originated in military settings have been widely adapted in civilian practices across the United States.
The FDA has cleared Mallinckrodt Pharma's INOmax DSIR Plus MRI device for delivery of INOmax (nitric oxide) for inhalation during MRI procedures.
Salter's new devices include neonatal nasal CPAP and oxygen securement devices, ET tubes with polyurethane thin cuffs, divided capnography cannulas, aerosol nebulizers and masks.
UPenn researchers found that mechanical CPR is associated with an equivalent survival rate for patients experiencing cardiac arrest outside of the hospital as manual CPR.
Royal Philips is nearing the launch of its Children's Automated Respiration Monitor designed to prevent childhood mortality due to pneumonia.
Medtrade Spring is scheduled for Feb 29 to March 2, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Performing CPR can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim's chance of survival
A large study reveals that CPR given after sudden cardiac arrest was more effective when emergency medical personnel made pauses for ventilation.
Two clinical studies validated the use of the Integrated Pulmonary Index in the PACU, and the cost-effectiveness of capnography in gastrointestinal sedation.
This year's recipients were: Aerogen, CareFusion, Dräger, Fisher & Paykel, Monaghan Medical Corp, and Philips.
Routine use of EtCO2 monitoring in the prehospital setting will allow providers to give better, more timely and more effective care, according to an article published by
The APA video laryngoscope is a handheld, portable device to aid in tracheal intubation and is interchangeable with Macintosh and Difficult Airway Blades.
The MightySat, which can be paired with iOS or Android devices to report data, incorporates Masimo SET Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion technology.
Two COPD therapies from Novartis -- Utibron Neohaler and Seebri Neohaler -- have been approved by the FDA for the long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD.
INOmax (nitric oxide) for inhalation has received regulatory approval in Australia and Japan for pulmonary hypertension in conjunction with heart surgery.
COPD spirometry
An analysis of primary care clinics reveals that only 19% of COPD patients had undergone spirometry testing, according to research at CHEST 2015.
GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus had a safety profile comparable to fluticasone propionate monotherapy when used to treat adolescent and adult patients with asthma.
The BSM-1700 was developed to address the heightened safety challenges of transporting at-risk patients between points of care in the hospital setting, according to Nihon Kohden.