Futuremed has launched Astodia, a new vein illumination device designed specifically for use with preemies and full-term infants.
Using nutrition software on GE's Carescape R860, The Jewish Hospital was able to reduce the amount of time ventilated patients remained in the ICU by 28%, which resulted in a cost savings of nearly $9,000 per patient.
ABL90 Flex by Radiometer America
Radiometer has launched the advanced ABL90 Flex Plus blood gas analyzer, featuring a unique MicroMode measuring function for extremely small volume blood samples.
Nearly 1-in-5 babies in Malawi are born before 37 weeks of gestation, making the country home to one of the highest rates of preterm birth in the world.
The real-time blood loss monitoring system could help reduce the perceived need for transfusions, which Gauss says are inappropriately used up to 60% of the time.
RT's 2015 Product Guide, which includes more than 75 leading respiratory care products, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
The use of mobile phone technology to alert bystanders trained in CPR is helping cardiac arrest victims receive prompt and critical care.
25-2 Baby monitoring sock-maker Owlet picks up $7M, plans to launch this year
The company's “smart sock” tracks a sleeping baby's heart rate, skin temperature, blood oxygenation, and sleep data, which can all be accessed by a parent’s mobile device or computer.
Nonin Medical Inc has launched the NoninConnect Model 3230 Bluetooth Smart wireless finger pulse oximeter and Apple iOS mobile app to clinicians and patients outside of the United States.
clinical study
ResApp Health expands a clinical study to commercialize its mobile medical applications for the management of respiratory diseases.
Infant in the intensive care unit
High-flow nasal cannula therapy is as safe and efficacious as conventional modes of noninvasive ventilation in preterm infants, according to a study in Pediatrics.
All ICUs should have a unit-driven oral hygiene protocol for nonintubated critically ill patients, according to researchers.
In preterm infants with respiratory distress starting within six hours of life, CPAP failure rates were similar with jet continuous positive airway pressure and bubble CPAP.
During the American Association for Respiratory Care's (AARC) Summer Forum in July, Draeger Medical Inc provided 10 ventilators to Respiratory Therapy schools.
Compared to five years ago, more physicians are reporting being dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their electronic health record (EHR) system, according to an AMA-sponsored report.
There are several therapeutic techniques for airway clearance. But with all the options, how does an RT decide which is the most effective for the patient?
According to an article on, airway management is a task well suited to an algorithmic ("if you find this, then you do that") approach.
Some 80,900 patients monitored COPD in 2014. By 2020, the number of patients monitoring COPD will grow at a CAGR of 29% to 371,000.
Breathing Device for Premature Infants Targets Needy Countries
Two engineering students at Western Michigan University invented the NeoVent, an easy-to-operate dual-pressure device aimed at helping premature babies breathe.
inSleep Health has received 510(k) clearance for the company's Cloud9 Anti-Snoring System, which is designed to reduce or eliminate snoring in adults.